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Aspen Group Inc (ASPU.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Mathews

54 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Janet Gill

60 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Gerard Wendolowski

31 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Cheri St. Arnauld

60 2017 Chief Academic Officer

Andrew Kaplan

50 2014 Director

Michael Anton

59 Independent Director

C. Jensen

75 2011 Independent Director

Sanford Rich

59 2012 Independent Director

John Scheibelhoffer

54 2012 Independent Director

Rick Solomon

55 2014 Independent Director

Kathleen Guzman

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Mathews

Mr. Michael Mathews is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Michael Mathews has served as Aspen Group’s Chief Executive Officer and a director since March 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer of Aspen University Inc. since May 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer of interclick, inc. (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. From March 2011 until October 2012, Mr. Mathews served as the Chairman and a consultant (and from December 1, 2011 through March 19, 2012 as Executive Chairman) for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCQB: WIZD). 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 Internet marketing industries and his knowledge of running and serving on the boards of public companies.

Janet Gill

Ms. Janet Gill is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Ms. Gill has been Aspen Group’s Chief Financial Officer since December 11, 2014 and served as the interim Chief Financial Officer until that date from March 11, 2014. From September 2012 until March 11, 2014, Ms. Gill was the Company’s Controller. From 2003 until August 2012, Ms. Gill was a consultant for Resources Global Professionals, a professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Ms. Gill is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in New York.

Gerard Wendolowski

Mr. Gerard Wendolowski is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Wendolowski has been Aspen Group’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. From January 2008 until May 2011, Mr. Wendolowski served as the Vice President of Marketing at Atrinsic, Inc., a digital marketing firm.

Cheri St. Arnauld

Dr. Cheri St. Arnauld is Chief Academic Officer of the Company. She previously served as Aspen University Inc.’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. From August 2008 until January 2012, Dr. St. Arnauld was the Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Grand Canyon University.

Andrew Kaplan

Mr. Andrew Kaplan is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Kaplan has served as a director of Aspen Group since June 5, 2014. From 2000 through March 2014, Mr. Kaplan was a partner in Quad Partners, or 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. Since March 2014, Mr. Kaplan has been a consultant to the education industry. Mr. Kaplan was selected as a director for his extensive knowledge of the educational industry. From May 2014 until June 2015, Mr. Kaplan, through an entity he controls, served as a consultant to Aspen. Since June 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. See “Related Person Transactions.”

Michael Anton

Dr. Michael D. Anton is Independent Director of the company. Michael D’Anton has served as a director of Aspen Group since March 2012 and of Aspen University for approximately six years. Since 1988, Dr. D’Anton has been an ENT physician and surgeon at ENT Allergy Associates. Dr. D’Anton was selected as a director for his experience in growing and running a successful surgery center and his knowledge of Aspen University from serving as a director prior to 2011 the Reverse Merger.

C. Jensen

Mr. C. James Jensen is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Jensen has served as a director of Aspen Group since March 2012 and of Aspen University since May 2011. Since 1983, Mr. Jensen has been the managing partner of Mara Gateway Associates, L.P., a privately owned real estate investment company he co-founded. Today, Mr. Jensen provides executive coaching, consulting, and advisory services to emerging growth and mid-size 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.

Sanford Rich

Mr. Sanford R. Rich is Independent Director of Aspen Group, Inc. Mr. Sanford Rich has served as a director of Aspen Group 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 September 2012 to January 2016, Mr. Rich has served as the Chief of Negotiations and Restructuring for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (US. 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 (OTC Pink: 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.

John Scheibelhoffer

Dr. John Scheibelhoffer is Independent Director of Aspen Group, Inc. He has served as a director of Aspen Group since March 2012 and of Aspen University for approximately seven years. Since 1996, Dr. Scheibelhoffer has been a physician and surgeon employed by ENT Allergy Associates. Dr. Scheibelhoffer was selected to serve as a director for his experience in running a successful surgery center and his knowledge of Aspen University from serving as a director.

Rick Solomon

Mr. Rick Solomon is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of Aspen Group since March 10, 2014. From May 2009 until May 2014, Mr. Solomon served as a portfolio manager at Verition Fund, a multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform. Mr. Solomon was selected as a director for his experience in the investment industry.

Kathleen Guzman