Company Background Management Profile Awards & Accolades Community Commitment
3C Incorporated markets the CareOne brand of debt relief services and financial education to consumers.

CareOne Services Inc. provides consumers with multiple solutions to complex money problems.

Amerix Corporation provides the back-office processing and technology for credit counseling agencies and debt relief providers.

Awards & Accolades

Ascend One Corporation and its family of businesses have received numerous awards in recognition of its corporate culture and its community relations efforts.

  • The Arc of Howard County recognized Bernaldo and Connie Dancel with The Jim Greenfield Award for Compassionate Leadership in June 2011
  • Named one of the "Best Places to Work" and included in the Hall of Fame Employers by Baltimore Magazine - 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007 and 2005
  • Ascend One's Executive Team named one of Smart CEO Magazine's Smart CXO Award Winners - 2011
  • Smart CEO Magazine Future 50 Award 2011 and 2010
  • American Heart Association's Start! Fit Friendly Company 2011, 2010 and 2009
  • The Baltimore Business Journal recognized Ascend One Corp./CareOne Services as #1 Best Place to Work - Large Business Category 2010.
  • Howard County's Healthy Workplaces (Bronze Award) - 2010
  • The Gazette of Politics and Business Exceptional 53 Business Awards recognized Ascend One Corp./CareOne Services as #3 on the list in 2010 and #7 on the list -- 2009
  • Named one of Human Resources Executive's HR Problem Solvers for 2010
  • The Baltimore Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Company List 2009
  • The Daily Record recognized Ascend One Chairman and CEO Bernaldo Dancel as the Innovator of the Year 2008
  • Ascend One Community Relations Director Joseph Murray named Howard County Humanitarian of the Year 2008
  • American Psychological Association's Best Practices Work/Balance Award 2008
  • Maryland Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award 2007-2008
  • Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award 2007
  • Howard County Business of the Year 2005
  • Maryland Work-Life Alliance's 2002, 2003 and 2004 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval
  • The Howard County Public Schools' Superintendent's Award - 2003
  • The Chesapeake Human Resources Association's James W. Rouse Diversity Award - 2003
  • The Chesapeake Human Resources Association recognized Ascend One's Director of Benefits as HR Professional of the Year - 2003
  • Baltimore Business Journal's Top 50 Private Companies 1999 - Amerix Corporation
  • Named one of the Largest Privately Held Firms in the Baltimore Area 1999 by the Baltimore Business Journal - Amerix Corporation
  • Awarded certificate of appreciation by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for morally and financially supporting our national civil rights and humanitarian endeavors.
  • Recognized by the Baltimore Business Journal as a Top 50 Private Company - Amerix Corporation
  • Recognized as an Outstanding Partner for creating career connections to benefit Howard County students - Amerix Corporation
  • Named Howard's Hero in 1999 by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce for our community services efforts - Amerix Corporation
  • Recognized by the Economic Development Authority with the 1998 Achievement Award - Amerix Corporation