SOURCE: CEO America, Inc.

May 18, 2005 11:37 ET

CEO America Chairman, David Vaters, Discusses Company Strategy in Online Interview With

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 18, 2005 -- CEO America, Inc. (OTC: CEOA) announced the availability of an online interview with Chairman David Vaters. Vaters discusses the Company's innovative technology and business model with, a financial information portal targeted at industry professionals and interested investors.

CEO America offers merchants the ability to create relevant incentives and pay consumers according to their value to the merchant for research, online & media viewing, shopping, etc. CEO's unique Digital Currency allows consumers to be paid Creditz and spend the digital currency at both stores and online websites.

Vaters said, "We are excited about our progress to date which is consistent with our goals of growing our company. 70% of the transactions in the U.S. are still cash and our strategy of working with the payment industry to revenue share in our cash transaction revenues is gaining serious industry attention."

To listen to the interview, visit is an Internet-based publishing platform designed to create, distribute and make functional, financial content and data related to that content.

About CEO America, Inc.

CEO America, Inc. (OTC: CEOA), Las Vegas, NV, a publicly traded company. The CREDITZ System is a revolutionary business model that provides enhanced payment, business intelligence and marketing solutions to retailers, e-tailers, manufacturers, stored value, loyalty and gift card programs, and to the payment industry. CEOA works synergistically with point-of-sale and payment terminal manufacturers, merchant services providers, independent sales organizations (ISOs), transaction processors, and credit and debit card issuers. CREDITZ is the first nano-payment system that exchanges currency from consumer to merchant, merchant to consumer, manufacturer to consumer, and consumer to consumer in retail stores, via online, or wireless, including payments of less than one cent.

This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Risks and uncertainties that could cause results of operations to differ materially from those projected include lack of market acceptance of our technologies. These forward-looking statements represent our beliefs as of the date of the press release and we disclaim any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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