Visigoth Imports Inc
Ownership & Structure
The company will have a number of outside private investors who will own 27% of the company’s shares. The rest will be owned by the senior management including Mr. Frank Curtiss, (25%), Ms. Hannah Mills (20%), Mr. Steve Iltheus (20%), and Mr. Pierce Bolm (8%). All other financing will come from loans.
Visigoth’s management brings to the company strong capabilities in all aspects of trade relations, logistics, contracting and selling.
Mr. Frank Curtiss is a former master distributor with Fisher-Mills, one of the nation’s largest import/export firms. During his 10 years with Fisher-Mills he worked exclusively on trade contracts with Germany. Mr. Curtiss accepted a position with Eagle Distributors as a department head. By introducing American wines into eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics he demonstrated his flair for opening new markets. Mr. Curtiss has an MBA in finance and an BS in International Relations.
Ms. Hannah Mills graduated with honors from the University of Oregon, having earned a bachelors degree in marketing. After that Ms. Mills worked for Stanford Distributors working with canning companies in the midwest region. After that she went to work for Anderson Consulting in their International Trade division. Finally Ms. Mills became vice president of A.V. Imports.