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Our Team

Interested in joining the growing Ascension CPA team? View open positions and submit an employment application on our Careers page.

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Regina Hutcheson

Accounting Manager

With more than three decades of bookkeeping and payroll experience, Regina Hutcheson has training in QuickBooks, QuickBooks online, general bookkeeping and payroll services. Additionally, she has the know how required to fill Sales Tax, Franchise Tax, and Business Property Tax Returns. Regina's decades of experience come with speed and accuracy.

Sarah Landrum

Sarah Landrum

Accounting Assistant

Sarah Landrum has been a client-facing administrative assistant with Ascension for three years and has over 15 years of administrative experience in the medical field. Outside of Ascension, she enjoys reading, sewing, crafting, and cheering on the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Ligeia Champion

Administrative Assistant

Ligeia Champion has been working with customers for over 10 years, and her enthusiasm and problem-solving skills are a great addition to the Ascension team. Ligeia is focusing her many talents on customer relationship management and improving task management processes. Her efforts following up with potential customers have increased retention and conversion already, and she has plenty of plans for improving various aspects of our operations. Ligeia loves accounting because it gives her the tools to help the community in a tangible way, and this focus on helping the community is what drew her to Ascension.


Rachel Ketchie

Senior Accountant

Rachel Ketchie attended the University of Oklahoma for three years before transferring to BYU to complete her degree in accounting. Mrs. Ketchie has over six years of experience in the financial services industry. Mrs. Ketchie’s experience also includes QuickBooks, tax preparation for Individuals, payroll and accounting services for an oil and gas company.


Katie Ihrig

Marketing Administrator

Katie Ihrig has over 10 years of management experience in the events industry, which means she is a quick thinker, a problem solver, and unflappable under pressure. She has a BBA in Marketing from Boise State University, and as Marketing Administrator she is prepared to make our client relationships better than ever before. Katie also enjoys entertaining, flying airplanes, and hanging out with family and their two rescued Golden Retrievers.


Cassidi Heltcel

Certified Public Accountant

Cassidi Heltcel brings three decades of experience in finance and accounting to Ascension CPA and Consultants. In addition to managing the firm’s operations and workflows, Cassidi assists with client budgeting and forecasting, tax preparation, financial advising, and project management. Cassidi believes one of the most interesting parts of the job is the exposure to a variety of different industries and people, as well as the challenge of finding new and creative solutions to the issues that our clients face.


Jamie Ward

Certified Public Accountant

Jamie Ward, as a credit analyst encountering businesses who struggled to put together the information they needed for the bank to make an informed decision. This inspired him to help businesses understand the value of maintaining up-to-date financial information to properly manage their affairs. Jamie truly enjoys looking over financial statements of businesses and putting together a complete picture of their history; better yet, he finds it rewarding to show the business how they can use their history to change the future.


Stephanie Rose


With over 30 years of professional, accounting, and medical office experience, Stephanie Rose brings substantial client-facing expertise to Ascension. When she’s not focusing on taking care of clients and managing incoming calls for the firm, Stephanie enjoys reading and spending time with her family and two Boxers.