Quack Vendor, president and founder. Quack worked for Arthur Andersen until qualifying for his CPA credential. He left Arthur Andersen to become operations manager at Nautilus Footwear, a niche footwear start-up. His duties included general office management, finance manager, and jack-of-all-trades. Quack has gained useful insight into the supplemental industry through in-depth conversations with his father, a naturopathic physician. He received his BS from the University of Oregon.
Stewart Wachit, technology officer. Stew worked at Imagina for two years where he specialized in C++ and HTML/XML programming. Stewart left Imagina to become a Web database developer at Systems Management Incorporated, specializing in ColdFusion and JSP. He received his BS from the University of Pittsburgh.
There are important gaps as follows:
Quack and Stewart will be on the payroll starting month one and a customer service agent and distribution agent will be hired for month two.
One programmer in addition to Stew will be hired in month one.