SOURCE: Resource America, Inc.

Resource America, Inc.

June 24, 2014 09:00 ET

Resource America, Inc. Announces Carlos C. Campbell as a Prestigious NACD Fellow

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2014) - Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Carlos C. Campbell, a member of the Company's Board of Directors, has again been honored as a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow, demonstrating his commitment to the highest level of corporate governance and leadership in the Boardroom.

In 2011 Mr. Campbell was named to NACD's Directorship 100 based on his commitment to NACD's mission of promoting Board diversity and Boardroom excellence, and in recognition of his work promoting the highest standards of corporate governance. As an NACD Fellow, Mr. Campbell has demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and has committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study.

"I am honored to continue being part of the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up NACD's Fellowship program and who have committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom leadership," said Mr. Campbell. "The resources, insights and connections I've made through NACD's Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director."

Mr. Campbell has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1990. He is the Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. He is the President of Global 21, LLC, a strategic advisory firm, and Initiative Films, LLC, an independent film company. Mr. Campbell is and has been a director of several other public companies, and he previously served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development with the United States Department of Commerce.

"We are proud to announce that Carlos C. Campbell remains a member of NACD's credentialed directors and that he continues in the pursuit of boardroom excellence," said Ken Daly, President and CEO of NACD. "Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development."

Resource America, Inc. is an asset management company that specializes in real estate and credit investments. The Company's objective is to be best in class among asset managers in the real estate and credit sectors as measured by returns to investors and the quality of the funds and businesses it manages. Resource America's investments emphasize consistent value and long-term returns with an income orientation. For more information please visit our website at www.resourceamerica.com or contact Marketing and Investor Relations at pkamdar@resourceamerica.com.

Certain matters discussed within this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include financial performance, regulatory changes, changes in local or national economic conditions and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC, including quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, reports on Form 8-K and annual reports on Form 10-K. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statement to reflect new or changing information or events.

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