Edition:
India

Aspen Group Inc (ASPU.OQ)

ASPU.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

4.39USD
16 Aug 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.02 (+0.46%)
Prev Close
$4.37
Open
$4.37
Day's High
$4.39
Day's Low
$4.14
Volume
2,313
Avg. Vol
9,062
52-wk High
$8.14
52-wk Low
$3.58

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Mathews

57 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, IR Contact Officer

Joseph Sevely

59 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

Gerard Wendolowski

33 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Cheri St. Arnauld

62 2017 Chief Academic Officer

Frank Cotroneo

60 2018 Director

Oksana Malysheva

46 2017 Director

Norman Dicks

77 2016 Independent Director

C. Jensen

77 2011 Independent Director

Andrew Kaplan

53 2014 Independent Director

Malcolm MacLean

49 2016 Independent Director

Sanford Rich

60 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Mathews

Mr. Michael Mathews is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Mathews has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and a director since March 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer of Aspen University Inc. (“Aspen University”), a subsidiary of the Company, since May 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Interclick, Inc. (“Interclick”) (Nasdaq: ICLK) from August 28, 2007 until January 31, 2011. From June 2007 until it was acquired by Yahoo, Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) in December 2011, Mr. Mathews also served as a director of Interclick. From May 15, 2008, until June 30, 2008, Mr. Mathews served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Interclick. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Mathews served as the senior vice-president of marketing and publisher services for World Avenue U.S.A., LLC, an Internet promotional marketing company. Mr. Mathews was selected to serve as a director due to his knowledge of the for profit education industry, his commitment to a “debt free” education, his track record of success in managing early stage and growing businesses, his extensive knowledge of the online education and Internet marketing industries and his knowledge of running and serving on the boards of public companies.

Joseph Sevely

Mr. Joseph L. Sevely is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Sevely has been the Company Chief Financial Officer since September 11, 2018. Prior to his appointment, from February 2016 to September 2018, Joseph L. Sevely, taught undergraduate and graduate classes as part of the adjunct faculty at Columbia University, New York University, Fairfield University and St. John’s University. From May 2010 till September 2015, Mr. Sevely served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cutwater Asset Management LLC, a holding company for a fixed income asset management company and broker/dealer, which is now part of BNY Mellon.

Gerard Wendolowski

Mr. Gerard Wendolowski is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Wendolowski has been the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since March 11, 2014. From May 2011 until March 11, 2014, Mr. Wendolowski served as Aspen University’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

Cheri St. Arnauld

Dr. Cheri St. Arnauld is Chief Academic Officer of the Company. Dr. St. Arnauld previously served as Aspen University’s Chief Academic Officer beginning March 6, 2014. From January 2012 until March 6, 2014, Dr. St. Arnauld was an educational consultant for the St. Arnauld Group.

Frank Cotroneo

Mr. Frank J. Cotroneo is Director of the company. Mr. Frank Cotroneo has been nominated for election as a director at the Annual Meeting. Mr. Cotroneo is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Core Business Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm, which he founded in 2004, specializing in strategic and financial planning, business development, capital restructuring, third party vendor management, enterprise resource planning and financial systems implementation, internal control improvements, risk management, and leadership development. Mr. Cotroneo has more than 30 years of business and senior management experience, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Acxiom Corporation (currently LiveRamp Holdings, Inc.), H&R Block and MasterCard International Inc., and serving as the chairman of the audit committee of Interclick, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICLK). Mr. Cotroneo was selected to serve as a director due to his extensive senior executive management experience and accounting, internal control and financial expertise.

Oksana Malysheva

Ms. Oksana Mindyuk Malysheva was director of the company.

Norman Dicks

Mr. Norman D. Dicks is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Dicks has served as a director since November 17, 2016. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives for approximately 36 years. He has served as Senior Policy Advisor to law firm Van Ness Feldman LLP since 2013, advising clients on a wide-range of public policy, strategic, and regulatory issues, particularly those in the environmental sector. Prior to joining the firm, Congressman Dicks represented Washington State’s 6th Congressional District from 1977 to 2013, during which time he received a first-term appointment to the House Appropriations Committee, a committee he served on for his entire tenure in Congress. In addition, Congressman Dicks served on and chaired the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, where he made environmental issues a priority, and worked on issues affecting the National Parks, National Forests, and Native American issues. Congressman Dicks also was the chair of the Defense Appropriations Committee, and concluded his tenure in Congress as top-ranking Democratic Member on that Committee, and top-ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. From 1990 to 1998, Congressman Dicks served on the House Intelligence Committee and was awarded the CIA Directors Medal. Upon his retirement, Congressman Dicks received the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian, for his work on behalf of military members and their families. Congressman Dicks was appointed a director for his experience and expertise on a wide range of public policy, strategic and regulatory issues. Given the regulatory nature of our business, Congressman Dicks’ experience provides invaluable insight and advice to the Board and management regarding our debtless education solution to adults across America.

C. Jensen

Mr. C. James Jensen is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Jensen has served as a director of the Company since March 2012 and of Aspen University since May 2011. Mr. Jensen is currently retired. He is an active member of the World Presidents’ Organization, a life director of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and is Vice Chairman of American Global Health Group. He is also the author of the book 7 KEYS To Unlock Your Full Potential. Mr. Jensen was selected as a director due to his previous service on public company boards and his experience with entrepreneurial companies. He is an active member of the World Presidents' Organization, serves on the board of directors of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and is Vice Chairman of American Global Health Group. Mr. Jensen was selected a director due to his previous service on public company boards and his experience with entrepreneurial companies. Mr. Jensen is also the author of 7 KEYS To Unlock Your Full Potential.

Andrew Kaplan

Mr. Andrew Kaplan is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Kaplan has served as a director of the Company since June 2014. Since January 1, 2015, Mr. Kaplan has been a Managing General Partner in Education Growth Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on the education and training industry. From July 2000 through March 2014, Mr. Kaplan was a partner in Quad Partners (“Quad”) a private equity firm focused exclusively on the education industry. During his tenure with Quad, Mr. Kaplan also served as a Managing Director of Quad College Group, the operational team focused on Quad’s postsecondary portfolio. From March 2014 to December 2014, Mr. Kaplan was a consultant to the education industry. From May 2014 until June 2015, Mr. Kaplan, through an entity he controls, served as a consultant to the Company. Mr. Kaplan was selected as a director for his extensive knowledge of the educational industry.

Malcolm MacLean

Mr. Malcolm F. MacLean IV is Independent Director of the company. Mr. MacLean has served as a director of the Company since November 17, 2016. Mr. MacLean is the Managing Partner and Director of Tokyo-based Star Asia Group, LLC, an independent investment management group investing primarily in various Japanese real estate related opportunities, which Mr. MacLean co-founded in November 2006. Mr. MacLean is responsible for the day-to-day investment activities at the firm as co-Chair of the Investment Committee. Mr. MacLean is also the co-Founder and Managing Member of Taurus Capital Partners LLC, based in Los Angeles, which makes opportunistic investments in public and private companies, partnerships and other structured vehicles. Mr. MacLean was selected as a director for his extensive investment banking experience, history of entrepreneurial and investment success as well as business operational expertise.

Sanford Rich

Mr. Sanford R. Rich is Independent Director of Aspen Group, Inc. Mr. Sanford Rich has served as a director of the Company since March 2012. Since January 2016 Mr. Rich has served as the Executive Director of the New York City Board of Education Retirement System. From November 2012 to January 2016, Mr. Rich served as the Chief of Negotiations and Restructuring for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (a United States Government Agency). From October 2011 to September 2012, Mr. Rich served as Chief Executive Officer of In The Car LLC. Mr. Rich served as a director of Interclick from August 28, 2007 until June 5, 2009 and as Audit Committee Chairman from August 2007 to June 2009. From February 2009 to December 2012 Mr. Rich was a Managing Director of Whitemarsh Capital Advisors, a broker-dealer. Since April 2006, Mr. Rich has served as a director and Audit Committee Chairman for InsPro Technologies (OTCQB: ITCC). Mr. Rich was selected as a director for his 35 years of experience in the financial sector and his experience serving on the audit committees of public companies.