ASC Adds Four New Staff Members in Response to Industry Demand; Dah, Klegin, Morgan and Pole Offer New Perspectives on Software Design and Support

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio--()--Aug. 31, 2004--Associated Software Consultants, Inc. (ASC), a provider of loan automation software to the mortgage industry, announced the addition of four new employees: Romain Dah, Barb Klegin, Tom Morgan and Sheetal Pole to the company's staff.

Dah joined ASC as a project support analyst for the PowerSeller(R) Support Team where his duties include performing installations and assisting in the setup of PowerSeller (ASC's secondary marketing and pipeline management system) and resolving phone and e-mail inquiries from customers. Dah has an extensive background in technical support and analysis and previously served as the assistant vice president of Investor Delivery for The Leader Mortgage Company, a Cleveland, Ohio-based lender.

Barb Klegin is ASC's newest lead support analyst for the PowerSeller Support Team. In this role, her responsibilities include managing the help center, assisting customer training and the configuration and developing of secondary and risk reports. Klegin will work to develop overall improvements to the PowerSeller product as it relates to increased productivity and profitability. Prior to joining ASC, Klegin served as vice president of Secondary Marketing at Orlando, Fla.-based Ivanhoe Financial Inc., a full-service mortgage banking firm.

Morgan is one of ASC's new programmers on the PowerSeller Development Team and is responsible for providing updates to the PowerSeller product, programming new functionality and enhancing the quality control of the software. Morgan previously worked as an advanced systems engineer for Electronic Data Systems, a Plano, Texas-based provider of worldwide information technology solutions.

Pole serves as senior programmer and analyst for ASC's PowerLender(R) team where her objectives are analyzing, designing, implementing and testing software for PowerLender (ASC's Java-based loan origination system). Pole formerly served as senior software engineer for LexisNexis, an online legal research system focusing on business information systems.

"As we continue to grow our customer base and manage the evolution of our technology solutions, it is imperative to have a talented infrastructure in place," said Tim Liston, president of ASC. "Romain, Barb, Tom and Sheetal bring a wealth of industry knowledge to our company and enhance ASC's ability to provide products and services that are easy to navigate while also delivering increased profitability to our customers."

About ASC

Associated Software Consultants, Inc. (ASC) designs and markets loan automation and secondary marketing software for use by mortgage banks, commercial banks, community banks and credit unions. ASC's business strategy focuses on providing software and support services that enable lenders to improve the volume and quality of their business, streamline workflow and reduce costs. The company's lending solutions enhance primary and secondary mortgage operations, improve overall profitability and better serve borrowers, investors, real estate brokers, third-party service providers and other constituents.

For additional information about ASC, visit the company's Web site at www.asconline.com.

Contacts

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Chuck Meyers, 678/781-7204
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Joy Harper, 678/781-7203

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For ASC
Chuck Meyers, 678/781-7204
or
Joy Harper, 678/781-7203