SOURCE: Resource America, Inc.

Resource America, Inc.

November 07, 2011 14:01 ET

Resource America, Inc. Announces That Carlos C. Campbell Named to Prestigious 2011 NACD Directorship 100

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Nov 7, 2011) - 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 been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors' ("NACD's") 2011 Directorship 100, in recognition of his work promoting the highest standards of corporate governance.

The NACD Directorship 100 nomination process included more than 1,000 candidates, and Mr. Campbell was selected by NACD based on his commitment to NACD's mission of promoting board diversity and boardroom excellence.

Edward E. Cohen, Chairman of the Board of the Company, commented, "I am pleased that the NACD has recognized what we've always known -- that Carlos Campbell is an outstanding, conscientious and well informed director -- and the Company congratulates Carlos on receiving this well deserved honor."

"The D100 honorees represent the most influential leaders whose decisions impact both Wall Street and Main Street and echo around the globe," said Kenneth Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "As the voice of the director, it is important for NACD to help set the standard by recognizing these visionaries as examples to others."

Resource America, Inc. is a specialized asset management company that uses industry specific expertise to generate and administer investment opportunities for its own account and for outside investors in the real estate, commercial finance, and financial fund management sectors. For more information please visit our website at or contact Marketing and Investor Relations at

Certain matters discussed within this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although Resource America, Inc. 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 because they involve substantial risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, our ability to enter into or consummate a transaction as a result of any evaluation of strategic alternatives discussed above or ability to enhance shareholder value through this process or any potential transaction. 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 10Q, reports on Form 8-K and annual reports on Form 10-K. Resource America, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statement to reflect new or changing information or events except as may be required by law.

Contact Information