LEADERSHIP

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BILL MCCONNELL

Co-Founder + President

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Ascension Media Partners

Bill is President, voting Member of the Board of Directors, and Chair of the Project Selection Committee for Fiscal Sponsorships with Ascension Media Partners. He has been involved in the motion picture industry for almost 40 years and has been a key asset on films including: Friday Night Lights, Cape Fear; Steel Magnolias, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and many others!


He is presently in the development stage of producing a film called The Adversary, a full feature film, psychological Thriller, inspired by true life events. 


Ascension Media Partners was inspired by Bill’s firsthand knowledge of how difficult it can be to raise funds for a film project, even one with a great story.


Bill lives in Florida with his wife of 55 years. He has three children and nine grandchildren. His passion is for supporting the cause to put an end to child trafficking.

DANIELLE JONES

Executive Director
Ascension Media Partners

Danielle is a highly focused, faith driven executive and entrepreneur, who brings years of senior leadership experience to the forefront to help our organization grow and succeed. As the Executive Director, Danielle oversees operations, strategic partnerships and programs. She manages relationships with stakeholders and forges new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. Danielle directly impacts Ascension Media Partners' ability to provide Fiscal Sponsorships. She believes in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose, and always striving for significant outcomes, encouraging joy along the way!


Danielle lives in Michigan with her handsome husband, delightful children and two mini golden doodles. She volunteers in children's ministry and leads a ministry that brings together Christian women for prayer, encouragement and studying scripture to intentionally grow their relationship with Jesus!

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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DOUG SWIM

Co-Founder + Chair 

Board of Directors

Ascension Media Partners

BILL MCCONNELL

Co-Founder + Vice Chair

Board of Directors

Ascension Media Partners

MICKEY SWORTZEL

Treasurer
Board of Directors
Ascension Media Partners

SCOTT JONES

Secretary
Board of Directors
Ascension Media Partners