SOURCE: Emergent Medical Associates

March 27, 2008 10:08 ET

William Hannan Joins Emergent Medical Associates as Chief Financial Officer

Brings Over 13 Years of Experience With Early Stage and Middle Market Firms

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") is pleased to announce that William Hannan has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hannan brings significant executive leadership, and more than 13 years of experience in accounting and finance for early to middle market companies. Prior to joining EMA, Mr. Hannan served as Director of Business Development and Chief Investment Officer of Florida-based V2R Group, Inc., a technology focused venture capital firm. Mr. Hannan's management experience ranges from small start ups to publicly-held multinational conglomerates. He has raised over $2.4 billion of equity and debt for leading technology, gaming, consumer and healthcare companies nationwide as well as managed over $3 billion of merger and acquisition transactions.

"Bill has tremendous experience in the fields of finance, technology, healthcare and operations, which will be invaluable to us as we continue to evolve our business model in reaction to a very fluid healthcare environment," said James Edwards, CEO of Emergent Medical Associates. "His strategic vision and hands-on experience in management, financial and accounting controls make him uniquely qualified to lead our finance team as we continue to grow and evaluate new markets."

"I am excited to join an innovative and leading-edge company that is known for its commitment to providing the highest quality patient care," said Mr. Hannan. "I think EMA has established itself as the best-of-breed in emergency department management and has tremendous potential for future growth in existing and new areas of business. I look forward to rolling up my sleeves with the rest of the management team as we implement EMA's financial and operational strategies."

At V2R, Mr. Hannan was responsible for reviewing and addressing potential acquisition opportunities. Many of the business issues he addressed included niche market opportunities, potential joint venture relationships, potential customers, pricing pressures, distribution channels, and overall market trends. Prior to V2R, Mr. Hannan co-founded and acted as interim CFO for Prospect Financial Advisors, a venture backed investment banking firm. Prior to Prospect Financial Advisors, Mr. Hannan worked for Tucker Anthony Sutro and U.S. Bancorp Libra as a senior investment banker.

About Emergent Medical Associates

EMA, headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, is a premier provider of physician staffing and practice management services for 14 Emergency Departments with an annual census of over 375,000 visits throughout California. Through its consulting division e-MSO, EMA exports best practices and innovative management techniques to Hospitals and other Emergency Department groups, helping improve patient care and ensure contract security. EMA's proprietary techniques are patient-focused and targeted on improving the daily operations of Emergency Departments.

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