July 3, 2006 — BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Avatech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: AVSO.OB), the nationwide technology experts for design, engineering, and facilities management, today announced the appointment of George M. Davis to its Board of Directors. Avatech’s Chairman, W. James Hindman, also announced that Mr. Davis will serve on the Company’s compensation committee.
"George brings a wealth of experience in the software services business at the governance level and we are pleased to add his guidance to our board," said Mr. Hindman. "He is well known for his strategic acumen and will be a real asset for Avatech."
Mr. Davis is extremely active in the Baltimore business community and is Managing Partner at Demesys, an electronic medical records software and services company. He is also a partner in Coastal Ventures, a partnership with holdings in the restaurant and food services business. Mr. Davis serves on the board of Defywire, a wireless industry software company in Herndon Virginia, is a trustee of Bethany College in West Virginia, a Steward of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and an active member of the Directors Council of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
His business experience includes seven years as President and Vice-Chairman of Aether Systems, a wireless data software and services company. Prior to co-founding Aether Systems, he worked for sixteen years for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, now a division of Northrop Grumman.
"Avatech has a bright outlook and I am proud to join an already strong board to help guide the company’s future successes," said Davis.
About Avatech Solutions
Avatech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: AVSO.OB) is the recognized leader in design and engineering technology with unparalleled expertise in design automation, data management and process optimization for the manufacturing, engineering, building design and facilities management markets. Headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, the company specializes in consulting, software systems integration and implementation, standards development and deployment, education, and technical support. Avatech is one of the largest integrators of Autodesk software worldwide and a leading provider of PLM solutions. The company's clients include industry leaders from Fortune 500 and Engineering News Record's Top 100 companies.
http://www.avatech.com for more information.