Who We Are

A multi-faceted team driven to innovate the customer experience. Our leadership team has over 75 years of combined experience in lending and B2C industries, providing proven solutions to benefit both the customer and the lender.

Leadership Team

Cassie Struck, Director of Operations

Cassie is a digital marketer with a specialization in process optimization. With over 12 years in digital marketing and operations across the advertising industry, she is a lifelong learner with a passion for innovation and growth. Her experience spans across both B2C and B2B industries with a focus on growing relationships, optimizing processes, and driving gender equality. Cassie leads the ThirtySixteen Operations team’s day-to-day activities as Director of Operations with a focus on process optimization and client satisfaction.

Jonathan Underwood, Co-Founder

Jonathan has over a decade of experience developing software for dealerships. Previously, he helped scale a rapid growth mobile app to tens of millions of retail shoppers and a successful exit. He was also on a team contracted to improve the workflow and usability of internal applications at Southwest Airlines. As Co-founder and head of product at ThirtySixteen, he is dedicated to refining applications and expanding feature sets so customers have a great experience.

Greg Chaney, Board of Advisors

Greg brings nearly two decades of auto industry experience as an advisor for ThirtySixteen. He has worked in nearly all aspects of auto lending including new, used, indirect, and BHPH. In the past, he has served on advisory boards for a captive finance company and a dealer advisory board for an automotive manufacturer. Greg is currently the CEO of Chacon Autos.

Ty Farquhar, Board of Advisors

Ty has nearly two decades of experience deploying, securing, and maintaining IT systems, as well as a decade of experience in car dealership software development. He has broad interest in all areas of technology and enjoys the challenge of bringing new capabilities to the automotive industry. Ty is currently the CTO of Chacon Autos.

Chad Lancaster, Board of Advisors

Chad brings over 15 years of experience blended in commercial banking and automotive industry work. He serves on the board of the Texas Independent Auto Dealers Association and Forerunner Mentoring Group in Dallas, Texas. Chad is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Chacon Autos.

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Approve Owl is an industry-leading SaaS platform that simplifies and enhances lender’s loan documentation process to enable informed loan decisions, cost reduction, and increased sales.

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