Craig Piguet, currently residing in Ufa, Russia, is President of ABE and Chat House. He has several years’ experience in the business world as well as several years’ experience working in Russia. This experience will enable him to design a successful business model and monitor revenues, costs, and profits to insure profitability. Craig has been residing in Ufa for 3 years now, during which time he has been evaluating the business climate, exploring business options, researching the market conditions, and studying up on the coffee business. Craig would personally direct the implementation of this plan and the startup of the coffee house. For more about Craig's experience and the responsibilities he will carry, see this post.
For more about our management team, see the posts below (click on read more on each team member for a more detailed post):
Jim Anderson of Maple Valley, WA is Secretary of ABE. He has many years experience in management and business, and oversees the legal aspects of the company, overseeing fiduciary obligations to investors and making sure we are in compliance with government regulations.read more
Larry Rink of Overland Park, KS is Treasurer of ABE. He has many years experience in banking and finance, and is responsible for the handling of ABE finances, involving reporting to the IRS, sending out dividends to investors, depositing investments, wire or other international transfers, etc.read more
An Operations Manager and an Assistant Manager would share the responsibilities of managing the day-to-day operations of the Chat House. We are seeking to hire an American with coffee or restaurant management experience for the Operations Manager position.read more