SOURCE: Direct Agents, Inc.

Direct Agents, Inc.

August 15, 2011 10:15 ET

Direct Agents Founders Selected as Participants in CEO-UBS Small Business Advisory Program

Leading Digital Media Agency Co-Founders Dinesh and Josh Boaz to Receive Advice on How to Expand Their Business From UBS Wealth Management Americas-William J. Clinton Foundation Partnership

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2011) - Direct Agents is proud to announce that its co-founders and Managing Directors, Dinesh and Josh Boaz, have been selected as 2011-2012 participants in the CEO-UBS Small Business Advisory Program, a partnership between UBS Wealth Management Americas and the William J. Clinton Foundation. As part of the program, Dinesh and Josh will have the opportunity to receive tailored advice from a UBS Financial Advisor, Marty Halbfinger, and Miles Stuchin. Miles is Founder and President of Access Capital, Inc., a source of non-bank funding for entrepreneurially-run businesses in the information technology sector and other emerging growth areas. Additionally, Dinesh and Josh will have access to the firm's vast resources and intellectual capital.

"We are proud to have been chosen as inaugural participants in this program. Direct Agents is a performance-based digital media agency that is privately owned by both Dinesh and I. Since the inception of Direct Agents in 2003, the company has grown from 3 employees to now over 45 employees. Through the CEO-UBS Small Business Advisory Program we look forward to receiving more insight and advice on how to continue to expand our business and become an even more vital part of our business community," says Josh Boaz, Managing Director of Direct Agents.

Dinesh and Josh are participating in a six month pilot of the Small Business Advisory Program which is focused on small businesses in the New York City metropolitan area.

About Direct Agents

Direct Agents is a full service performance-based marketing agency, providing brand advertisers with customized online advertising campaigns. With over 8 years of experience in launching and managing successful acquisition based online campaigns, Direct Agents is committed to helping advertisers achieve quality and measurable results. For more information, visit www.directagents.com.

About the CEO-UBS Small Business Advisory Program

The CEO-UBS Small Business Advisory Program is a philanthropic partnership between the William J. Clinton Foundation and UBS Wealth Management Americas (UBS WMA) that provides small business owners in underserved communities with the knowledge and skills necessary to support expansion and job growth. Over the course of the program, entrepreneurs who currently run high-growth businesses with significant potential for job creation will receive pro bono strategic financial and business advice from a UBS financial advisor and a dedicated client from his or her corresponding network. Together, these financial advisor and client teams, with ongoing support from UBS's network of specialists and thought leaders, will provide each small business owner with the analytical expertise and business acumen necessary to achieve long-term success.

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