We specialize in Executive Brand Development and Management

About our Founder + CEO

Elena Nuñez Murdock

Elena is the founder of Ascend Communications. She is a marketing + branding specialist with a strong vision and eye for creativity. Her main focus is connecting smart, thoughtful strategy and impactful design. 

Her professional pedigree includes managing a 350 million dollar brand, marketing a 10 mil tech company, and creating impactful social media strategy for top brands such as: The Ritz Carlton, private equity groups, luxury real estate groups, and non-profit organizations. She has developed skills in creating impactful content designed for C-Suite Executives to standout in competitive industries.

Now as the founder of her own brand strategy, public relations, and design agency, she pours passion into everything she touches - brainstorming unique brand strategies, overseeing the creative process, teaching branding workshops, and offering inspiration for other startup founders.

Elena graduated with a Bachelors in Theology with a Specialization in Marketing from Franciscan University of Steubenville. She has also earned certifications in Leadership through Marketing, Content Strategy, Organizational Analysis, and Giving 2.0 from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and from Stanford University.