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About Our Firm

About Our Firm

Ascend CPA & Advisors, LLC provides quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Ascend's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as compliations, financial statements, and financial planning.

Ascend CPA & Advisors is one of the leading firms in and throughout Las Vegas. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Ascend is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We are a staple of Las Vegas's business community and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Las Vegas. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Ascend CPA & Advisors receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Ron V. Harris, CPA

"A long-time Nevada resident, Ron graduated from Las Vegas High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. While pursuing his degree, he served four years in the United States Air Force Reserves. After attending UNLV, Mr. Harris obtained his CPA certification through the Nevada State Board of Accountancy. Early in his career, Ron accepted a position with Arthur Anderson, LLC, (the world’s most prestigious public accounting firm at the time) where he gained valuable experience in the areas of taxation and auditing. Mr. Harris later joined Southwest Gas Corporation where he was involved in the areas of Internal Audit, Corporate Planning, Internal Financial Reporting, and Financial Forecasting.

In 2002, Ron began the rewarding journey of assisting the public by founding the accounting firm, Ron Harris, CPA, an Accountancy Corporation. After 10 successful years in business, and with the intention of providing clients with a greater number of services, Ron Harris, CPA merged with Anthony J. Faso, CPA to form Ascend CPA & Advisors, LLC. As a dedicated business owner and family man, Ron understands the importance of having the ability to successfully manage a business while balancing family time. Mr. Harris’ primary focus is to help you achieve success and peace of mind through careful tax planning and operations analysis.

Years as CPA: 14

  • Medical and Dental Practices
  • Construction Contractors
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Business Entity Structuring
  • Business Consulting (Efficiency & Growth Management)
  • Corporate/Partnership/Individual Tax Planning and Compliance
  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants
  • Nevada Society of CPAs
  • Certified Public Accountant - Nevada