STAFF

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WILLIAM (BILL) MCCONNELL

Co-Founder + President,

Chair, Project Selection Committee

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.

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DANIELLE JONES

Executive Director

Ascension Media Partners

Danielle is a highly productive and innovative faith driven executive who brings years of experience to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. As the Executive Director, she guides the organization's operations and leads fundraising and development activities, including forging new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. Danielle will directly impact Ascension Media Partners' ability to provide Fiscal Sponsorships. 


She is a Maxwell Certified Parenting and Family Coach and received an International Certification in the John Maxwell Method of professional speaking, leadership and coaching. She earned an MBA in International Business and BBA in Marketing and Professional Sales from the University of Toledo.

Danielle lives in Michigan with her handsome husband of ten years and delightful children. She volunteers for Faith Driven Entrepreneur as a blog contributor and Small Group Facilitator. She also leads a ministry for women, bringing together Christian women for prayer, encouragement and studying scripture to intentionally grow their relationship with Jesus.