Whitcomb & Hess Bio
Vision – We strive to be the region’s leading financial advisor
Mission Statement – To improve our clients’ lives by serving as their most trusted financial advisor.
- We Trust in God
- We Exist to Serve Others
- We Treat Others as We Wish to be Treated
- We Look to the Future
- We Balance Our Lives
- We Have Fun
Whitcomb & Hess, is a public accounting and wealth management firm founded by Jim Hess and the late Ed Whitcomb, in 1983. We offer a full range of accounting, tax, and wealth management services.
Welcome Whitcomb & Hess Employees
An Added Value That Fits Your Goals
The Eagle Community Partners Program at Ashland University is a value-added, employee-benefit opportunity. Eagle Community Partner employees, spouses, and dependents are eligible to receive the Eagle Community Partners Tuition Discount, giving them greater access to our nationally ranked, fully accredited degree programs at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
Breakdown of benefits per category of student
Online undergraduate students: 10% tuition discount on top of most grants, scholarships, and student loans.
Traditional On-Campus Full-time undergraduate students: $1,000 per year ($500 per semester) on top of any other grants, scholarships, and student loans.
All Graduate students: 10% percent tuition discount on top of any other grants, scholarships, and student loans.
All students participating in our RN-BSN program: 10% tuition discount.
A Partnership for Success
Leaders within your organization took the first step by partnering with AU because they care and are passionate about providing you opportunities to succeed in and outside the workplace
Discover how Ashland University can enhance your performance and success through access to career advancement skills and valuable training opportunities, for you and your family!
Your Next Steps
We know everyone's journey doesn't look the same, so whether you've already applied and been accepted, or if you're just starting to look into how to use your tuition discounts you'll find your next step below.
If you need help figuring out where you're at, or how to start, we're here and happy to help. Reach out to the Eagle Community Partners Department by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 419.207.6745
Need more information? Fill out and submit your information using the form on the right side of this page and someone from our admissions team will reach out. Or, you can send an email to email@example.com asking for more information.
Explore Your Interests
Planning on taking online classes? Ready to experience life on campus? Your tuition discounts can be used no matter the program, or degree option. Choose below for which option works best for you!
If you are an online student, explore your program options by clicking here.
If you are an on-campus student, explore your program options by clicking here.
Ready to go all-in?!
If you have already spoken to an admissions representative or would like to apply immediately, you may click here. If you are unsure of which application to fill out, you can call an admissions representative at 419.289.5738.
You may be wondering what's the catch. Seriously there isn't one. The only thing standing between you and your tuition discounts is a completed verification form.
Click the purple Verification Form button from the panel on the left, fill out and submit. Once you're officially accepted and enrolled the discount is applied, and that's it. We're happy to help you, learn for less.
Ashland University Contact:
Dan Lawson, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President
Chief Corporate Relations Officer