San Francisco-based fintech EarnUp, has hired Aileen Casanave as general counsel. The company, wich digitizes and simplifies the process of issuing home mortgages and making monthly payments, aims to accelerate its growth creating a financial system that works for everyone.
Casanave, who’s hire is part of an expansion of the company executive team, will oversee and manage EarnUp’s legal and regulatory compliance matters. She brings more than three decades of legal and business experience in technology commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and corporate governance.
Prior to this, Casanave has held senior legal positions at many Silicon Valley companies, including Jiff, TIBCO, Sun Microsystems, and Lockheed Martin. Most recently, she served as vice president of legal at San Francisco-based software company SingleStore.
EarnUp was launched in 2015 and it strips costs out of the mortgage process and provides options that make payments more manageable for homebuyers, including breaking one big monthly payment into smaller payments spread across the month.