About Us
Software developer and instructional designer.
Husband and wife.
A dynamic team that works.
Meet the Team
Bridget Manley
Vice President,
Chief Learning Officer
Bridget Manley is an eLearning specialist with a passion for helping learners become effective agents in their careers and in their communities. She co-founded Ascendant Design and Training with her husband Daniel Patterson in July 2020.
Before that, she was the curriculum manager for a Denver-based startup company where she developed compliance and manufacturing training for the state-legal cannabis industry.

Bridget draws from a range of learning theories and instructional design models to create courses that are precision-built to solve real-world problems. She uses research-based methodologies and a thoughtful application of technology to develop lessons that engage and enlighten learners.
Daniel Patterson
Vice President,
Chief Technical Officer
Daniel is a Software Systems Developer with over 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience in software, electronic, and mechanical design.

He has been involved in several different industries, including logistics, gaming, music, and heavy equipment to name just a few. In those industries, Daniel has managed projects large and small, has overseen research, development, engineering, and IT departments, and has overseen the implementation and upkeep of automated production systems.

Daniel's current occupational role at Ascendant is to create new technical tools, techniques, and procedures that can lead to new inroads for the EdTech industry to the benefit of instructional designers, educators, and their students.
Learning design +
technical expertise
We use our complementary skills to deliver innovative learning services and products that help organizations adapt to a rapidly-changing world.
Ascendant Design
and Training, LLC
Laramie, WY, 82070
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Ascendant Design and Training, LLC