SOURCE: Across America Real Estate Corp.

September 19, 2006 09:00 ET

Across America Continues to Expand, Hires Larry Woolfolk & Richard Norris

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 19, 2006 -- Across America Real Estate Corp. (OTCBB: AARD) today announced the appointment of Larry Woolfolk as Regional Vice President, and Richard Norris to Office Manager. Both Larry and Richard bring experience and the skill set to provide major contributions within their respective divisions.

AARD builds on a growing national sales team with the hiring of Larry Woolfolk in the Dallas area. Larry brings over twenty years of business and real estate experience to the Company with an excellent focus on third party development. His previous background working with Wal Mart, Red Lobster, Tandy Corporation, and Kentucky Fried Chicken ties in perfectly with AARD's retail niche. Larry will be responsible for new business development and focus in the expanding Texas and South Central U.S. Region.

Richard Norris has accepted the position as Office Manager at Across America headquarters in Denver, CO. Richard was previously the Director of Operations and Administration for the Heuga Multiple Sclerosis Center in Vail, Colorado.

"We are thrilled to be adding two professionals to our team in Larry Woolfolk and Richard Norris," said Across America CEO, Ann Schmitt. "While Mr. Woolfolk gives us a strong business development presence, Mr. Norris provides us the necessary organizational management to help manage an increased deal flow at our headquarters."

About Across America Real Estate Corp.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Across America Real Estate Corp. (OTCBB: AARD) partners with national retailers and their developers to provide 100% project funding for rapid retail expansion. The Company operates in the niche that is the single pad small box retail market in the commercial real estate industry. Across America strives to create financing solutions for increasing retail productivity and profit. Please visit us at our website: http://www.aard.us.

The statements included in this press release concerning predictions of economic performance and management's plans and objectives constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, factors detailed in AARD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings; completion of due diligence and certain other pre-closing conditions for all incomplete transactions; economic downturns affecting the operations of AARD, its subsidiaries or proposed transactions; the inability to initiate or complete any transaction; adverse financial performance by AARD or any of its subsidiaries; adverse equity market conditions and declines in the value of AARD common stock; and the unavailability of financing to complete management's plans and objectives. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date hereof and AARD disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • For more information please contact:

    Ann L. Schmitt
    Across America Real Estate
    303.893.1003
    aschmitt@aard.us

    James W. Creamer III
    Across America Real Estate
    303.893.1003
    jcreamer@aard.us