SOURCE: JMI Telecom Corporation

April 29, 2008 08:30 ET

Karen Soares Appointed Chief Information Officer at JMI Telecom Corp

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - JMI Telecom Corp (PINKSHEETS: JMIT) has appointed Karen Soares to Chief Information Officer (CIO) in response to their continued growth and success. Karen has over 19 years of hands on information technology, project management and IT consulting experience. She has proven that she can lead and be successful when she followed her heart 8 years ago and began her IT services company Get-U-Started with NT Solutions, LLC (GUS). Her leadership style and abilities were so impressive that her former employer became her first and largest client. She was granted full decision authority and functioned as the primary Chief Information Officer, even though she was a consultant.

Karen has grown her company and negotiated millions of dollars in contract awards against fierce competition.

Prior to starting her business, Karen was the Director of Information Technology for a large Defense Government Contractor in the DC metropolitan area; providing strategic technology planning, project leadership and successfully negotiating millions in contract awards and deliverables for the company. She was promoted from IT Manager to Director within the first year of employment and the same year was awarded "Employee of the Year," in which she was nominated by 200 of her peers, senior management and staff.

She is a dynamic leader who values excellence in her work, believes strongly in quality standards and process improvements. She recently obtained her Six Sigma Green Belt and Sarbanes Oxley certification. Both certificates represent quality and excellence. Her corporate, entrepreneurial, and civic experiences are a testament to her tenacity and compassion. Get-U-Started w/NT Solutions, LLC (GUS) also holds Federal 8(a), WBENC, and MBE certifications.

As CIO for JMI Telecom Corp., Karen will oversee all aspects of Information Technology for JMI Telecom. The new alignment will allow the two companies to leverage their combined certifications and years of communications and information technology experience to offer new and existing customers a "Total Telecom and IT Solution."

About JMI Telecom Corp.

JMI Telecom Corp, a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in North Carolina and Kentucky, with offices in Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA offers next generation telecommunications products and services including local and long distance telephone service, broadband dial-up internet, V.O.I.P. (Voice Over Internet Protocol) and prepaid home telephone service to customers.

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