About Us

About Charter Software Inc.

Our History

Charter Software Inc. was founded in 1978 by our current President/CEO Anne Salemo’s father Gerry Fricke. Anne joined the business in 1988 and in 1996 purchased the business. Today the business is jointly owned by Anne and her sister, Mary Moyer, with Anne being the majority owner. Charter Software is fully unencumbered, and proud to have been serving the dealer community for over 30 years.

Charter Software partners with servicing dealers to promote mutual success through our use of our technology-based management tools. Our affordable, Microsoft-based business management software is designed to help our customers flourish by increasing efficiency and profitability. Our flagship product, ASPEN Business Management Software as well as AIM, its mobile companion, is used by hundreds of equipment dealers in North America. We partner with the equipment industry’s leading suppliers to create streamlined software integrations and work closely with industry associations to keep up with the dynamic markets we serve.

Charter Software is partnered with over a dozen major agricultural, construction, golf and motorsports OEMs and has parts price list relationship with over 400 more.

Our Team

Charter Software employs developers, programmers, and even support staff with management and accounting backgrounds to best serve the needs of our customers. We receive ratings ranging from “Very Good” to “Excellent” in all aspects of customer service, support and product satisfaction. We offer personalized service—we know our customers!

Our Industry Relationships Keep Us Strong

Our longstanding relationships with major industry suppliers allow us works closely with them to provide integration with their software and systems.

Our Strategic Alliances with prominent companies in related industries allow us to provide customers with access to additional products and services.

We are the only business system vendor endorsed by five regional equipment dealer associations in the United States and Canada.

Contact Us to learn more about how we can help you grow your business today!


To partner with servicing dealers to promote mutual success through the use of our technology.


We help people flourish.