SOURCE: Great American Group

January 07, 2010 14:26 ET

Drew Jakubek Joins Great American Group® to Spearhead Sales and Marketing in the Southwest Region

WOODLAND HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR) ("Great American Group" or the "Company"), a leading provider of asset disposition, valuation and appraisal services, today announced the appointment of Drew Jakubek as Vice President of Business Development, Southwest Region for the appraisal & valuation division. Mr. Jakubek will focus on enhancing and growing Great American Group's relationships among asset bank lenders, financial institutions, private equity investors and other capital providers in the Southwestern United States, to provide valuation and advisory services.

"We are extremely excited to have Drew Jakubek join the Great American Group management team," said Michael Marchlik, Executive Vice President, appraisal & valuation division. "As a former asset-based lender who focused on the private equity community, he brings a unique understanding to the challenges our clients face. We look forward to his contribution to further grow and develop the business."

Mr. Jakubek was formerly Vice President and Business Development officer of National City Business Credit and was previously vice president/marketing officer for Marquette Business Credit. His background also includes roles as chief financial officer and as investment and commercial banker.

About Great American Group, Inc.

Great American Group is a leading provider of asset disposition solutions and valuation and appraisal services to a wide range of retail, wholesale and industrial clients, as well as lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms. Headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif., the Company has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. For more information, please visit


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