SOURCE: KMA Capital Partners, Inc.

February 20, 2007 12:11 ET

Thomas S. Underwood Named EVP, Field Operations for KMA Capital Partners, Inc.

ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 --Thomas S. Underwood has been named Executive Vice President, Field Operations for KMA Capital Partners, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KMCP) (KMA Capital), confirms Doug Calaway, President of KMA Capital Partners.

"With the growth of KMA Capital Partners' national Field Offices and the recent deployment of the first national franchise for merger and acquisition (M&A) services, it is vital that we have the right person overseeing this major portion of the corporation," Calaway adds.

KMA Capital Partners recently announced the development of the first M&A services division to further penetrate the market of companies selling or seeking financing in the $2 to $20 million range, a greatly under-served marketplace. KMA Capital has 11 U.S. Field Offices offering merchant banking and financial services.

Underwood brings some 37 years of business management and oversight experience to his new position at KMA Capital Partners. He most recently served as CEO/Principal of a $30M Florida company where in two years he doubled the revenues. He has founded holding companies in Florida and Pennsylvania in the medical supply business taking them public on NASDAQ in 1994. These companies are now projecting revenues of $2 billion in the current fiscal year.

"I am excited to be part of a visionary company like KMA Capital," said Underwood. "It is thrilling to see the growth that KMA Capital is experiencing in such a short time. The entrepreneurial spirit of the KMA Capital experienced management team is refreshing. I look forward to being a part of the company's expansion across the U.S."

KMA Capital Partners, Inc., with corporate headquarters in Orlando, Florida, is a merchant banking firm that engages in investment banking, financial consulting, negotiations of mergers and acquisitions, portfolio management, turnaround services, "business development" company services and commercial ventures focusing on mid-cap private and public companies. Current national Field Offices are located in Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; Freeport, IL; Huntsville, AL; Portland, ME; Cleveland, OH; Mid-Atlantic covering Baltimore/Washington, DC; Seattle, Washington; Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando, Florida.

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