We strive to maintain the highest ethical standard in everything we do and strong corporate governance is a primary focus of our management and professional teams. Our decisions and actions are guided by our core values. These same values have guided our business since its inception.
- Treating people with respect and dignity
- Embodying the highest ethical standards
- Creating value for shareholders
Anthony L. Havens
Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO
Since Sparta's inception in 2004, Mr. Havens has been involved in all aspects of operations, including formulation of the company's strategic direction, and development of sales and marketing strategies. Previously, Mr. Havens was Chief Executive Officer and a director of American Motorcycle Leasing Corp., which he co-founded in 1994 and for a decade until 2004 developed its operating platform and leasing program to include a portfolio of both prime and sub-prime customers. Mr. Havens has more than 30 years of experience in finance and investment banking.
Sandra L. Ahman
Vice President, Secretary, & Director
From 1994 to 2004, she was Vice President of Operations of American Motorcycle Leasing Corp. Prior to joining American Motorcycle Leasing Corp., Ms. Ahman was with Chatham Capital Partners, Ltd. Before joining Chatham in 1993, she was Manager, Human Resources for Comart and Aniforms, a sales promotion and marketing agency in New York, where she worked from 1986 to 1993. For over 15 years, Ms. Ahman was a volunteer with The Children’s Aid Society in New York City, a membership of 500 committed volunteers, serving from 2000 to 2002 as President of its Associates Council, from 2002 to 2005 as Chairman of the Associates Council, and from 2002 to 2012 as a member of the Advisory Council of their Board of Trustees.
Co-Founder & Director
Mr. Srb joined our Board of Directors at the company's inception in December 2004. Mr. Srb was a director of American Motorcycle Leasing Corp. from 1994 to 2004 and President from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Srb has more than 16 years of experience in international brand development and management, including 13 years with Escada A.G.
Mr. Bean joined our Board of Directors in December 2004. Mr. Bean is the founder and President of Bean Foods, LLC. Formed in July 2006, the company develops, owns and operates quick serve restaurants in Georgia. Prior to founding Bean Foods, Mr. Bean was the founding partner for GoMotorcycle.com, a business that engaged in the sale of motorcycle parts and accessories over the Internet. Mr. Bean was an institutional broker and trader at Refco, Inc. from 1985 to 1997. From 1977 to 1985, Mr. Bean was President of Thomaston Press, Ltd., a printing concern. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia.
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