Executive Team

Built on the Foundation of Leadership and Experience
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Sean Ryan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sean Ryan is the executive team’s technology pioneer. He has spent more than 20 years mastering the build, implementation, and integration of software platforms to mitigate risks and increase returns on the asset.
Aspen Grove began by building the Aspen Workflow System. This system streamlined the workflow, tracking, and timeline of foreclosure management for attorneys. Aspen Grove was the first company in the world to
have law firms working through hosted technology. Since 2000, Aspen has partnered with the largest mortgage servicer in the United States to administer their pre-foreclosure asset management, REO, BPO, and
property maintenance, repair, and preservation. Having cut its teeth in the foreclosure space, Aspen saw its solutions implemented by several large banking institutions. Aspen’s unique emphasis on the asset record and full asset life-cycle knowledge; experience in foreclosure, bankruptcy, property preservation, eviction, and REO management;
combined with its configurable platform give its clients the tools to manage the moving parts of their business, while helping to refine and optimize business processes to eliminate cost,
improve quality, and ensure compliance with regulations. With Mr. Ryan at the helm, Aspen Grove will continue to be recognized as the market leader in the space and will continue to bring
transformative technology to the market.
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Edmond “Ed” Buckley

Co-Owner & President

Ed Buckley is a veteran solutions provider to the financial services industry, bringing more than 30 years of experience to Aspen Grove. He has spent his entire career focused on refining process,
enhancing execution through the use of technology, and optimizing the oversight and compliance of workers in a vast array of use cases. Under Mr. Buckley’s leadership and vision, the company
developed Aspen iProperty®, which is the next generation of property oversight, connecting clients with their networks at all levels of the supply chain, optimizing the assignment of work both
internally and externally, and creating a level of transparency unmatched in the industry.
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Michael “Mike” McAuliffe

Chief Operating Officer

Mike McAuliffe is highly skilled programmer and developer who brings more than 17 years of experience to Aspen Grove. Specializing in technical engineering, project management, and software development, his background in programming and development gives him a unique focus on Aspen’s operations and a competitive edge over other senior leadership within competitors.
With a senior leadership team of such a high caliber at the helm, Aspen Grove will continue to be recognized as a market leader in the space and will continue to bring transformative technology to the market.
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John Gannon

Chief Financial Officer

John Gannon brings more than 25 years of international experience in financial and operations management in information technology, telecommunications, and financial services to Aspen Grove. A member of Aspen’s Strategy and Service Delivery Leadership teams, he is responsible, not only for the finance department, but also for the legal and human resources departments, as well as Aspen’s project office. Mr. Gannon is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants (FCCA), having qualified in 1991.
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Niamh Hennessy

Senior Vice President, Professional Services

A highly accomplished operations manager with a significant background in technology, Niamh Hennessy brings more than 20 years of experience in planning & operations to Aspen Grove. She is also a member of Aspen’s Strategy and Service Delivery Leadership teams. Prior to joining Aspen, Ms. Hennessy held the role of Apple European Order Management Manager and was responsible for managing the support for Apple’s European sales offices. In addition, she was responsible for planning manufacturing of Apple PowerBooks and iMacs in Europe and was the team lead responsible for the support of the very first European online Apple store. Niamh has held senior roles in a number of other technology-focused firms, where she has held the titles of Chief Operations Officer, Channel Sales Manager, and Product Manager.