In 2013, Mark Tipton co-founded Aspire Software and led the development of the Aspire platform, the leading cloud-based business management system for landscaping contractors. As CEO, he has led the company to achieve over $3 billion in revenue in just eight years, with more than 51,000 users and a five-year growth rate exceeding 1,000%.
Recognized by Inc., Deloitte, and the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, Aspire has achieved enormous success—receiving a private growth equity investment from Mainsall Partners in 2019 and agreeing to an acquisition by Los Angeles-based software company ServiceTitan in 2021.
With over 25 years of executive leadership experience across SaaS and software engineering, Mark is widely regarded as a service-oriented and open leader focused on driving rapid growth while cultivating a positive, engaged company culture.
By articulating a clear vision and equipping talented teams with the resources and direction to succeed, Mark empowers employees with diverse backgrounds and skillsets to embody Aspire’s core values to boldly innovate, drive success, put others first, and finish strong.
A lifelong resident of St. Louis, Missouri, Mark enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, grilling, and drinking red wine.