SOURCE: Optical Systems, Inc.

January 22, 2008 08:00 ET

Optical Systems, Inc. Adds New Director

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - Optical Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OPSY), a leader in front office software for automotive dealerships, is pleased to announce the addition of Keith Orr to the company's Board of Directors.

Keith Orr is a veteran of the automobile industry. His leadership and business acumen are clearly demonstrated by his success as CEO and majority owner of the esteemed Orr Automotive Group, which comprises eighteen new vehicle dealerships with twenty-three franchises in Texas and Louisiana. Mr. Orr's leadership experience encompasses an array of disciplines, including sales, marketing, product development, and dealership management.

"We are absolutely thrilled that Keith Orr has accepted a seat on our Board of Directors," B.J. Grisaffi, Optical Systems CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, said. "With his strong background in the automotive industry, we are very confident that his experience, insight, and vision will help ensure a promising future for Optical Systems."

Mr. Orr received a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1986. He and his wife, Pam, live in Texarkana with their four children.

Optical Systems, Inc., through its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Automotive Software Designers, Inc., provides front office software for automotive dealerships that significantly improves dealership efficiency by automating workflow within a dealership, eliminating manual forms, and reducing the time to desk and finance a deal. For the most complete integrated software solution available log onto


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