SOURCE: Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

Tootie Pie Company, Inc.

June 18, 2009 10:50 ET

Tootie Pie Company Adds Director

BOERNE, TX--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) - The Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TOOT), a premium baker and seller of high-quality, handmade pies, announced the addition of Dan Gostylo to its Board of Directors, replacing Dr. Raymond Armstrong, who served on the Board for three years.

Mr. Gostylo is a co-founder, principal and broker with Providence Commercial Real Estate Services in San Antonio, Texas. He has over 25 years experience in handling commercial real estate transactions, primarily office and industrial, by representing tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers in numerous complex negotiations.

He is a past-president (2004) of CORFAC International, an affiliation of commercial brokerage firms from all across North and South America, and he continues to serve CORFAC as chairman of the Affiliation Development Committee. Mr. Gostylo is a graduate of Princeton University where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1976.

Don Merrill, Tootie Pie Company's President & CEO, commented, "Dan has been a significant shareholder of Tootie Pie Company since its inception and his appointment is representative of some of the recent changes we have made to better position the Company for future opportunities. We thank Dr. Armstrong for his valued service and appreciate his continued support."

Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. The retail segment serves individual consumers through in-store sales, orders via telephone and internet on the Company's website. The corporate segment serves businesses that purchase pies as a way to promote their company through client and employee appreciation programs. The wholesale segment is made up of regional and national broad-line foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them to their customers. Tootie Pie Company, Inc. is a publicly traded company whose stock is traded on the NASDAQ OTC market under the symbol: "TOOT." For additional information, or to receive correspondence from us, please visit

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