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SimpleNexus expands its senior leadership team to support external growth

The hires will also support the company's internal growth

In a move to support internal and external growth, SimpleNexus, a digital solutions developer, recently expanded its senior leadership team by welcoming four new executives to the company and promoting one, including Chuck Staib, John Aslanian, Anna Ratanawan, Pam Faulkner and Sol Klein.

Chuck Staib

Staib has 28 years of experience in advising international government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and marquis financial services firms including Goldman Sachs, the Pacific Stock Exchange, and JPMorgan Chase

In his newly appointed role as chief sales officer, Staib will be responsible for guiding the sales department in their positioning of the SimpleNexus platform.

John Aslanian

Aslanian, who has 22 years of sales experience in the mortgage and software industries, has been hired as the new senior vice president of sales.

In this new role, he will work closely with the enterprise sales and account management teams to help the company achieve revenue goals. Before joining the SimpleNbexus’ team, Aslanian, held the position of VP of sales at Ellie Mae and Del Mar Data Trac.

Anna Ratanawan

Ratanawan has been promoted from the position of people operations to VP of people operations. Ratanawan brings a decade of human resources experience to her new role, where she will oversee talent acquisition, career development, and company culture initiatives.

Previously, she held senior HR positions at Jane.com and enterprise business management platform Workfront.

Pam Faulkner

Faulkner comes to SimpleNexus with 35 years of experience as a business analyst and project manager for lenders and mortgage technology companies.

As the director of mortgage solutions, she will utilize her expertise to advise lenders on how they can maximize their implementation of SimpleNexus.  Before joining the company, Faulkner held roles at Ellie Mae, RCM Technologies and MortgageFlex Systems.

Sol Klein

Klein has been appointed as the director of implementation. A mortgage industry veteran, he has been working to fulfill lender technology needs since 2002.

Prior to SimpleNexus, Klein held senior advisory consultant roles at Ellie Mae.

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