BEND, OREGON- The joint venture partnership of Willem Willemstein
and Bend-based Chris van der Velde have acquired the award-winning Tetherow Golf Club
in Bend, Oregon.
is one of the largest investors in Zecco
, one of the fastest growing online brokerage firms in the country.
Since 2007, Mr. Willemstein
has made several investments in the real estate property area, especially in Oregon, through United States-based Velocity US Properties Inc.
and Velocity Capital US inc.
Prior to his involvement in real estate investments; Willemstein was the joint CEO of the Petroplus group.
guidance Petroplus was listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.
has also held various management positions in banking and petroleum industries.
He served as the Deputy General Manager International Corporate Banking, with ING Bank Rotterdam (formerly NMB Bank), was the Financial Director for Calpam International Petroleum Company B.V and served as the Managing Director for the Netherlands-based Vanol Group.
Willemstein's investment partner with the Tetherow acquisition is Bend resident Chris van der Velde.