Management Team

Arthur L. Allen


Arthur Allen is a successful entrepreneur with more than 40 years of strategic experience in the software industry. He built and sold his first software company for $18M by the time he was 34 years of age. As the technology industry entered a new period of intensive growth, Arthur Allen launched ASG Software Solutions in 1986. Mr. Allen built ASG into a multinational corporation with more than 90 offices worldwide. As CEO of ASG, he executed 60+ acquisitions over 29 years – growing the company to over $300M in revenue. He has acquired companies across the USA, Europe and Asia ranging in size from $5-150M – including such entities as Mobius, Atempo, CloudFactory, VisionApp, and PS’ Soft.


Richard Vance

Executive Vice President

Prior to joining Adaptive Computing, Richard Vance worked for ASG Software Solutions for 16 years where he held the position of Executive Vice President of Operations, responsible for ASG’s development, product management, technical support, professional services, and technical communications. Mr. Vance has more than 35 years of comprehensive experience in management, research, development, and technical support in the IT industry. Prior to ASG, he served as Vice President of Development at Platinum Technology in Arlington, Texas. Under his direction, this area became the leading source of lab-based revenue. Prior to working at Platinum Technology, Mr. Vance spent several years at Legent Corporation and Goal Systems in sales support, professional services, product management.



Michael Aronsen

Sr. Director of Development, Support, & Services

Michael Aronsen comes from a deep technical background with more than 20 years of experience building complex systems ranging from hospital infrastructure over ISP and hosting facilities to high performance computing clusters. Having spent the last 10 years of his career working in HPC in varying roles ranging from Support Specialist to Lead Systems Architect. Michael is now taking the role of Sr. Director of Development, Support and Services for Adaptive Computing. In this role, Michael helps engineers make the right decisions based on the needs of the customers and the company.


Sue DeGram

Director of Marketing

Sue DeGram is an experienced communications professional who has worked successfully in the industry for 20 years. In the last 12 years, Sue worked for Arthur Allen in various positions at ASG Software Solutions in Marketing, Software Development, and Sales. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.


Paul Tronnier

Chief Information Officer

Paul Tronnier has more than 30 years of IT solutions, WebDev strategy and leadership experience.  He joined the team to lead the migration, consolidation and optimization of Adaptive Computing’s datacenter, and has successfully migrated world class datacenters for two previous companies. Prior to joining Adaptive Computing, Mr. Tronnier founded Affordable Websites, Inc., a national firm specializing in unique strategies for WebDev, AppDev, SEO/SEM, and eCommerce.  Paul has a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin in Business Development, Marketing and Computer Science.