2006 News Releases

October 2006Relevante makes the Philadelphia 100® as the 12th fastest growing privately-held company
Horsham, PA October 25, 2006: William Brassington, Relevante’s CEO, is pleased to announce that Relevante has been recognized as the 12th fastest growing, privately held company in the ten county Philadelphia region. This year’s Philadelphia 100 had a high bar as the two year growth rate of the lowest ranked company on the list exceeded 80%, one of the highest in the history of this program.

The 2006 Philadelphia 100 marks the 18th Anniversary of the founding of this prestigious research project and event. Relevante was honored at The 2006 Philadelphia 100 Awards Dinner and Ceremony.

“Being recognized in the Philadelphia 100 for a second year in a row is a tribute to the extraordinary work our employees do on a daily basis, ” commented Brassington. ” Our focus on client satisfaction and a quality experience by all our stakeholders continues to propel our rapid growth, ” he added.

About the Philadelphia 100®

The Philadelphia 100® was founded in 1988 to publicly identify, recognize and promote young successful companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. It is a meritorious designation based on verifiable revenue growth as reported on federal tax forms or audited financial statements. For more information about the Philadelphia 100®, please visit the website at www.Philadelphia100.com.

August 2006 Bill Selers Joins Relevante as Executive Business Development Manager
Horsham, PA. August 16, 2006: Relevante, Inc. today announced that Bill Selers has joined the company as its Executive Business Development Manager. At Relevante, Selers will function both in a BDM role as well as assisting with managing and training the BDM team, driving enhanced performance by participating in strategic business development, and closely mentoring and coaching the group on sales strategies.

“Bill brings with him proven Management Team skills coupled with successful high-level sales and operational experience in all areas of the staffing industry,” said Brandon Weinstock, Director of Business Development at Relevante. He has expertise in traditional temporary staffing plus specialized areas such as Accounting & Finance, IT, Technical, Direct Placement and Outsourcing, he added.

Prior to joining Relevante, Selers served as Regional Director of the Philadelphia Metro and Cleveland Major Markets at Kelly Services, Inc. since 2001. At Kelly Services Inc., he handled the sales and operations of one of Kelly’s largest Metro cities, as well as several strategic national accounts, and was recognized as a top performer in the organization.

“It almost goes without saying how excited I am to be a part of this company,” said Selers. “The explosive growth Relevante has seen over the last few years, its financial success and its dedication to clients is the perfect foundation for what our team does and will strive to accomplish over the next several years. I’m looking forward to what’s ahead.”

August 2006 Relevante Joins Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Horsham, PA – August 1, 2006: Relevante, Inc. reports that it has joined the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce as part of the company’s campaign to broaden its accounting & technology services to businesses throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. As an advocate for businesses throughout the region, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce serves nearly 6,000 member companies, and the business community at large.

“Being active in the regional business community allows us to connect with potential clients and employees as well as get to know other businesses that we can collaborate with to support the economic development in the region. The chamber is very focused on engaging the entire region to work in a collaborative way for economic development. We support this focus,” commented William Brassington, CEO of Relevante.
“Relevante looks forward to the wide range of local networking opportunities offered by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber for partnering and prospecting among the local business leaders,” added Brandon Weinstock, Director of Business Development at Relevante.

About the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

As an advocate for businesses throughout the region, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting and encouraging the continued growth of each of its nearly 6,000 member companies, and the business community at large. Our main objectives are to influence business-friendly legislation in government, participate in initiatives to improve education and the community, present professional enrichment programs, and to provide our members with cost-efficient ways to run their businesses.

July 2006 Relevante’s Fred Kaplan represents the United States in the 2006 Maccabi Games in Australia
Horsham, PA. July 17, 2006: Relevante’s Director of Consulting, Fred Kaplan represented the United States in the 2006 Maccabi Australia International Games held in Sydney, Australia from July 2 to July 10, 2006.

The games featured “open” competitions for those over 17, and “masters” competitions for those over 35. The athletes participated in basketball, a duathlon, soccer, golf, field hockey, karate, lawn bowls, swimming, tennis, table tennis and bowling.

At 52, Fred Kaplan played in this year’s edition of the games in the master’s soccer team as a midfielder. “I knew that my clock was ticking on ability,” said the resident of Maple Glen. Kaplan was an alternate in the 1973 U.S. Maccabi soccer team, but since team members suffered no injuries, he never made it into international competition.

“The games are an intense kind of comraderie — like when you go to overnig

ht camp and you’re all living in the same bunk,” said Kaplan.

The United States sent 157 athletes and coaches to the games, and the competitors returned with 19 medals, second in the overall count to Australia’s 61.

July 2006 Relevante taps Tomedolskey, McCourt and Eyre as Consulting Team Leaders
Horsham, PA. July 17, 2006: Relevante, Inc. today announced the appointment of Barbara Tomedolskey, Steven McCourt, MBA and Joan H. Eyre, CPA as consulting team leaders in their growing team of consultants. In their new roles, they will now be responsible for various strategic areas including marketing, client service, and professional development.

Barbara Tomedolskey has over 15 years of management experience and an extensive background in accounting operations in the manufacturing, financial services, and pharmaceutical industries. “With each engagement I take away an enhanced understanding and a new circle of friends,” said Tomedolskey. “I am excited about the growth of our company and the many promotional opportunities it provides,” she added.

Stephen McCourt has over 20 years of accounting, analysis, budgeting and forecasting experience. He has worked in the retail, publishing, non-profit and high technology industries. “My time at Relevante has given me the opportunity to grow professionally in many ways,” said McCourt. “I have been exposed to new industries, which has allowed me to hone my technical and managerial skill,” he added.

Joan H. Eyre has over 20 years in the accounting and finance fields. She has experience in management, budgeting and forecasting, analysis, and accounting software implementation. “Through assignments in insurance, credit card providers, banking, and aerospace, Relevante has provided me the opportunity to broaden my industry experience and hone my consulting skills,” said Eyre.

July 2006 Relevante taps Pendleton and Thew as Recruiting Team Leaders
Horsham, PA. July 17, 2006: Relevante, Inc. today announced the promotion of Tom Thew and Andrew Pendleton into the Recruiting Supervisor Role. In their new roles, they will be responsible for supervising the recruiters in Relevante’s Horsham & Conshohocken offices

In making the announcement, Shaun McCallum, Relevante’s Recruiting Manager said, “Relevante remains focused on the professional growth of its recruiting teams and Tom and Andrew have demonstrated exemplary Management Team styles that will be instrumental in the continued development of our recruiters.”

Thew has been a recruiter at Relevante for over 2 years, being recognized as a top producer on multiple occasions.

With extensive management experience in the hotel industry, Pendleton has been with Relevante since October in a recruiting role. Pendleton is also the coach of the Relevante softball team

July 2006 Relevante taps Hull and Wilkerson as Managing Consultants
Horsham, PA. July 17, 2006: Relevante, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kevin Hull and Keith Wilkerson as managing consultants in their growing team of consultants. In their new roles, they will be responsible for assisting in the training and development of the consultants, managing client deliverables, and shaping the overall professional experience of the consulting team.

While making the announcement, Fred Kaplan, Relevante’s Director of Consulting said, “Both Kevin & Keith bring a wealth of expertise to the team.

Kevin J. Hull has a background in financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and database design. He has been successfully deployed in the banking and manufacturing industries providing reconciliations, 10-Q reporting, and database development. “Relevante has been a rewarding experience. It is a great environment to be surrounded by such a diverse and talented group,” said Hull.

Keith Wilkerson has a background in budgeting and financial analysis in the manufacturing, retail, utilities, and travel industries. “My position as a Managing Consultant allows me to provide Management Team to others with a growing company in a competitive industry,” said Wilkerson

April 2006 Relevante’s professionals to present at 2006 DIA Annual Meeting
Horsham, PA. April 29, 2006: Relevante’s Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Joseph Curran and Robert Rausch, Consultant and former vice president of finance, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals will be presenting on ”Sarbanes-Oxley: Impacts in 2005 and Beyond” with specific focus on the pharmaceutical industry at the Drug Information Association’s 42nd Annual meeting to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA from June 19-22, 2006.

“Sarbanes Oxley has proven to be a significant and costly initiative for publicly traded companies. The impact on companies both public and private has been profound. This session will provide an update on the costs, best practices, and key learning’s from the year of implementation” said Joe Curran, CPA.

“Companies are straining to meet new internal controls and reporting requirements not only to avoid major fines and forfeitures, but also restrictions, which can damage brands and erode profits. It’s critical for executives to demonstrate effective risk management capabilities to all internal & external constituents” said Robert Rausch, CPA, MBA.

About the Drug Information Association (DIA)

DIA is a not for profit organization with over 23,000 members in over 80 countries. The Association has been actively involved with the exchange of information in areas such as discovery, development, regulation, surveillance, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and related products. The DIA is committed to improve society through exchange of information and ideas that are aimed at greater access for and usage of ethical drugs and a better understanding of the health and economic outcomes of drugs. Visit DIA online at www.diahome.org

April 2006 Relevante’s Fred Kaplan to present at FENG meeting
Horsham, PA. April 29, 2006: Relevante announced that its Director of Financial Consulting, Fred Kaplan will be presenting at The FENG Montgomery/Bucks PA chapter’s monthly meeting at RSM McGladrey’s offices in Blue Bell, PA on May 2, 2006. He will present on ”Becoming a STAR Consultant” and the opportunities available for those who are interested in contract and consulting work.

”Good consultants possess a set of tangible & intangible characteristics and aim to keep their skill sets current all the time” said Kaplan. “They also develop various traits including Management Team , mentorship & delegation that help them to remain ahead of the competition” he added.

The event also provides value-added time in terms of opportunities for informal networking where attendees can meet other consulting professionals.

About The FENG

With over 24,000 members in over a dozen countries across four continents, the Financial Executives Networking Group is an international sponsorship-based organization. FENG’s primary objective is to create opportunities for senior financial professionals to network, share job leads and friendship with peers in the financial community. Its members have typically been chief financial officers, controllers, and vice presidents of finance, treasury, tax, or mergers & acquisition, as well as from other financial disciplines. Visit FENG online at http://www.thefeng.org/

April 2006 Relevante’s William Brassington named Philadelphia 40 under 40 Award Recipient
Horsham, PA. April 12, 2006: Relevante’s CEO William Brassington is one of the Greater Philadelphia area’s most promising emerging leaders, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal. The Journal selected William as one of this year’s “40 under 40″ honorees – a selective group of the 40 most highly accomplished professionals 39 years of age or younger.

“I am truly honored that the Philadelphia Business Journal has selected me for this prestigious award,” said Brassington.

The winners were nominated by co-workers, friends, or self-nominated and are proven performers in their industries and communities. The editors grade nominees on business success, community activities, regional impact and Management Team ability

“The ’40 under 40′ program gives us an opportunity to spotlight some of the young and increasingly influential leaders in our region,” said Bernard Dagenais, editor of the Philadelphia Business Journal. “These individuals have established themselves as leaders through their professional and volunteer achievements. They have made a difference and can be expected to continue to do so in the years to come.”

The proven leaders were featured in a special section of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s April 7-13, 2006 edition. This year’s banquet will be held on May 2 at the Sheraton Society Hill, One Dock St, Philadelphia, PA.