SOURCE: PRG Group, Inc.

January 04, 2007 10:14 ET

PRG Group Welcomes New Board Member

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 4, 2007 -- PRG Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRGJ), a multinational total solutions provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lou Lombardi Sr. to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Lombardi is Chief Executive Officer of Prime Communications, an Avaya Business Partner that installs technologically advanced communication systems for businesses of all sizes.

PRG Group will be closing the acquisition of Prime Communications by January 5, 2007.

Prime Communications is the latest corporation founded and successfully led by Lombardi, whose first enterprise was Eastern Computer, a billing solutions software company, created in 1970. Lombardi later entered the telecommunications industry, founding Cooperative Communications, a reseller of long distance and toll phone services. He expanded Cooperative's product line in 1992, contracting with Bell Atlantic to resell Centrex services. He next formed Cooperative Industries to resell natural gas to New Jersey businesses; and in 2005, he completed the Cooperative family, creating Cooperative Business Solutions.

Mr. Lombardi remains Chief Executive Officer of all the Cooperative companies. PRG Group management looks forward to his expertise and input as a member of its Board of Directors.

Additional Prime Communications officers joining PRG include Mr. Richard Reiss, President and co-founder of Prime. Mr. Reiss is also founder and Chairman of Glowpoint, an IP video conference and communication company, and was previously Chairman, President and CEO of Teledigital Corporation, an interconnect company acquired by Standard Telecommunications Corporations in 1986.

Prime's experienced sales team is comprised of Anthony Zarrow and Joseph Scotti, former Vice President of New Business Development and Vice President of Sales for Phone Extra, one of the largest distributors of digital phone systems in the Northeast. Zarrow and Scotti bring to Prime and PRG Group a cumulative 36 years of telecommunications and customer service expertise.

About PRG Group, Inc.:

PRG Group, Inc. is a multinational total solutions provider, offering web-based applications, hosting services, network management, consulting services, e-business solutions, system upgrades and testing, as well as infrastructure support. PRG currently partners with IBM, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems to maximize the benefits transferred to its customers. Since incorporation in 2001, the company has served clients in North America, Asia and the Caribbean. PRG has offices in Delaware, New Jersey, New Hampshire. For more information, visit

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