Group Benefits Planning
Health Wellness - Group Retirement

Ascension Benefits is a full service Group Benefits Brokerage & Consulting Firm, driven to create value and deliver on our promises. Simply put, our goal is to exceed client expectations. This is done through our technical capability, our commitment to service, and our continual efforts to source new ways to contain costs and add value.

Our leadership team

Jonathon Chescoe - Human Resource Consultant
Jonathan Chescoe

Principal Consultant

As founder of Ascension Benefits Inc., Jon has been an expert in the insurance industry since 1995. He is passionate about building long-term relationships with clients, and believes those relationships are one of the most exciting things about working within the industry. In addition, the constant pursuit of improvement on a personal and professional level drives him and his business decisions daily.

Jon is an outgoing and inspirational leader who is highly motivated to go above and beyond in providing the best for his clients. When Jon isn't in the office, you’ll find him spending time with his amazing family, close friends, or in a CrossFit gym.

Jon also sits on the Board of Directors for the Village of Hope Africa, a ministry that provides food, housing and education to African children in need. Jon and his family have been involved with the ministry now for over 7 years.


Jim Schulz - Human Resource Consultant
Jim Schulz

Group Benefits Consultant

Jim has been in business for over 20 years working with clients across a multitude of sectors. He is known for having a knack for developing great relationships and for tailoring a benefits plan that will meet a company’s short term and long term business objectives.

Together with his client service and support team, Jim primarily works with small to medium sized organizations that employ 10-200 people. Jim is a skilled communicator and is able to see things from both an employer and employee perspective. Considered by his clients to be a trusted partner, Jim’s industry insight and practical approach allows organizations to strike the right balance of providing the best possible support for their people while maximizing the dollars they spend.

When not working, Jim loves the outdoors and appreciates the Westcoast climate as often as possible. With his wife and four kids, they can usually be found in a gym or on a sports field under an umbrella cheering the kids on.