COLUMBIA, MD, Nov 11, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Fortress International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FIGI), a company providing comprehensive services for the planning, design, development and maintenance of mission critical facilities and information infrastructure, today announced that it has hired Todd A. Finnegan to the position of Vice-President - Facilities Management. Finnegan's responsibilities will include overall profitability of the Facilities Management division as well as business development and implementation of strategic objectives for the division.
Prior to joining Fortress, Finnegan was President of Walker-Seal Companies of Washington DC, an electrical construction and services company in the Mid-Atlantic area. Finnegan was also the Chief Executive Officer of T.A. Finnegan Capital Advisors, a company focused on financial advisory services, company sales and acquisitions in the construction, real estate and building products industries.
From 2006-2007, Finnegan was Director of Business Development for Honeywell Business Solutions (HBS). While there he managed and sold facility related services to Federal and commercial customers. From 1993 to 2005 Finnegan was CEO of T.A. Finnegan L.L.C., a general contracting company focused on very high-end residential market and the Brownfield and adaptive re-use commercial and residential markets.
Finnegan received his A.B. in Economics from Princeton University in 1987. He is an Affiliate Member of the American Institute of Architects, and a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association among other affiliations. He holds licenses as a Master Plumber, Master Electrician and Master HVAC.
Fortress International's CEO Tom Rosato said, "Todd brings a tremendous depth of experience with him to Fortress. Whether it was creating long-term growth plans and implementing those plans, to on-site management of large projects and personnel, Todd has been a builder of businesses. We are very excited to have him as part of the Fortress team and we look forward to his assistance in growing our Facilities Management Division."
ABOUT FORTRESS INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC.
Fortress International Group Inc. (FIGI) and its subsidiaries Total Site Solutions, Rubicon, Vortech, and Innovative Power, plan, design, build and maintain specialized facilities such as data centers, trading floors, call centers, laboratories, medical facilities, network operation centers, communication facilities, and secure facilities. For nearly 30 years, the FIGI team has pioneered building robust and scalable infrastructure into mission-critical facilities. The firm offers unsurpassed expertise in the infrastructure systems (electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, security, fire protection and building automation) that are the critical facility's lifeblood. FIGI's comprehensive portfolio of services and multi-disciplinary expertise provide customers a highly respected single source for critical services that bridge the gap between IT and facilities.
Company Contact: Tom Rosato Chief Executive Officer Fortress International Group Inc. Phone: (410) 423-7438 Investor Relations: John McNamara Cameron Associates Phone: (212) 245-8800 Ext. 205 Email Contact
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