If you’re a parent and an entrepreneur, you know that managing your time and separating “family time” can be overwhelming. Fortunately it is not impossible, and on this episode of Bootstrappers, the Aspens will give out their secret sauce to grow a successful business and prepare two independent kids for success.


  • 05:28 How we met
  • 10:32 Responsibilities managing two businesses
  • 11:25 Processes and procedures people-oriented
  • 16:00 Strengths and weaknesses
  • 22:30 Getting help at home
  • 29:19 Parenting as Entrepreneurs
  • 35:50 Leadership and independence reflected at home
  • 37:00 Family rituals


Gwenn and Jeremy Aspen are co-founders of the property management company Anequim, and previously worked at the Wistar Group. They live in Omaha, Nebraska with their two daughters.

Gwenn Aspen is the president of Anequim LLC, which sources virtual assistants from Mexico for the real estate industry, and provides operational support services for property management companies across the US and Canada. Aspen previously was the quality assurance manager at Wistar Group in Omaha, Nebraska which manages > 1,200 doors. She and Jeremy host The Bootstrappers Show which focuses on topics that are important to entrepreneurs in real estate related industries. 

Jeremy Aspen is a principal and founder of the Omaha based property management company Wistar Group, and the back office support company Anequim LLC. His career began in the international supply chain, an industry that required methodical and precise execution of processes in order to deliver automotive, technology, manufacturing and retail throughout the world. The best thing about him is that he’s married to Gwenn and that he has the opportunity to raise his two daughters Christine and Amelia.

In their free time their family loves to travel and hike with their dog, Homie.


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