ProFill Holdings LLC is the successor company of TSC Apparel, LLC which was formed in April 2000 with the purchase of certain distribution channel assets from Tultex Corporation. ProFill was formed in 2002 along with three wholly owned limited liability companies to operate the pre-existing business of TSC Apparel and to acquire the net assets of: 1) Cincinnati Advertising Products (dba WearMagic and JacSan Collegiate Sportswear; acquired 2002) and, 2) Georgia Tees (acquired 2005). ProFill is engaged in the supply of imprinted sportswear and related products/services to the Licensed Apparel, Corporate Promotional Products, and Uniform industries.
Rick Mouty, CEO. Mouty joined the Company in December of 2001 with the directive of building the strategic planning and new business development activities within the company. Under his leadership, Mouty has expanded the company's product offering to limit the company's dependency on commodity-like t-shirts and fleece sales, added embroidery and screen print capability, entered the college licensed apparel channel, and launched a strategic business unit to provide fulfillment services for corporate promotional and uniform programs. These initiatives have helped the company to double top line revenue in less than five years.
Prior to joining TSC, Mouty was a partner with George Group, a prominent management and operations consulting firm headquartered in Dallas Texas. While with George Group, Mouty contracted and managed large-scale revenue growth and operational improvements programs with both middle market and leading Fortune 500 companies including Caterpillar, ITT Industries, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Mouty began his career with Motorola Inc., where he served in various management roles. Mouty is a graduate of Miami University's School of Business in Oxford, Ohio.
Joseph L. Rippe, Managing Director. Joe Rippe is a principal of Rippe and Kingston LLC, one of Greater Cincinnati's largest public accounting and consulting firms, which he co-founded in 1976. Rippe is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst with a professional background primarily in finance and taxation. He has worked with his firm's clientele on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, business valuation, corporate financing and restructuring, succession planning, and strategic tax planning. He serves on various local corporate boards including First Savings Bank and Nisbet Investment Company. Rippe has ownership positions in several other privately-held businesses and real-estate holdings. Mr. Rippe is active in the community, serving on various boards and civic groups including the Board of Trustees for Xavier University, Children's Hospital, the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Dan Beard Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Rippe earned a BS in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Xavier University. He has also completed post graduate work at New York University.
J. Philip Vollmer, Managing Director. Phil Vollmer is the founding principal of JPV Investments. Vollmer's strategy is to seek out established, mid-western based companies in a variety of industries that demonstrate the potential for growth and operational improvement. The company will invest their capital to acquire, complement bank financing, or partner with others looking to buy a company. Vollmer, along with his brother Steve, has been buying and running a portfolio of middle market manufacturing companies via another investment company, Volco Inc., for more than two decades. Vollmer is active in the local community, serving on various boards and civic groups including the Board of Trustees for Xavier University and the Board of Directors for the Cincinnati Art Museum. Vollmer earned a BS in Finance from Xavier University.