Ascend Technology


Service. Experience. Cost-Effective.

About Us:

We are a Managed Service Provider (IT Support company) serving the Middle Tennessee area with some remote clients outside of the Nashville area. We specialize in providing IT support for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Why Choose Ascend?

  • Nearly 20 years of IT experience with a primary focus of IT security and nonprofit support

  • Less expensive support than many other local IT support companies

  • Focus on finding the most cost-effective solutions for your organization

  • Flexible to meet your IT needs – not stuck with a one-size fits all IT support solution

  • Firmly committed to transparency in business operations and decisions

  • We only bill for time spent on projects - no upcharge for software, hardware or other purchases

  • Detailed security and compliance knowledge from working for government and various nonprofit organizations

  • Committed to ensuring you have a small, dedicated team to working with your organization

  • 100% of profits donated to nonprofit organizations

 Long term vision and nonprofit support


Get in touch

We know that searching for the right IT support company is often not an easy process. We offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Team Members


Owner, Senior Support Analyst

Lee Cavender, LCSW

I have worked in the IT field for over 15 years and obtained an undergrad degree in Computer Science from Austin Peay State University in 2001. Currently, I serve on the Technology Committee at Park Center, in Nashville. I strongly believe in giving back to the community through volunteer work and financially supporting local nonprofits and churches.

Past IT experience:

  • 4 years as an IT Officer in the U.S. Air Force

  • 8 years of Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs IT security work

  • 3 years of nonprofit IT management



The University of Texas
M.S., Social Work, 2013

Austin Peay State University
B.S., Computer Science, 2001

Activities & Affiliations

• Technology Committee, Park Center
• NASW member since 2013




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