Access International Appoints CFO

NEW YORK, NY, September 17 – Access International Financial Services, a world-leader in global back-office securities processing, announced today that David A. Zeleniak has joined the firm on a consulting basis as acting Chief Financial Officer.

"We are very pleased to have David joining our team," said Jeffry Metter, CEO of Access International. "He has a wealth of experience in the marketplace we serve and extensive financial and operational expertise, specifically with emerging growth companies."

"With Access securing its first customer and aggressively building their sales pipeline, being tasked with building the infrastructure to accommodate ensuing growth is an exciting challenge," said Zeleniak. "The Company has laid their foundation during several years of difficult economic times by focusing their efforts on core components of the back office clearance and settlement engine. They have been building partnerships and relationships and I feel that they are now well positioned with a product offering to meet the mission–critical STP needs of the financial services industry," he noted.

Zeleniak joined Rush Creek Solutions, a Denver-based professional services consultancy firm, as its Chief Operating Officer in October of 2000. Previously he had been Chief Administrative Officer for Comprehensive Software Systems Inc., a front- to back-office software developer serving the financial services industry.

From March 1993 till February 1997 he was Chief Financial Officer at ROSS Technology Inc., a microprocessor design and manufacturing company he took public in 1995, raising $64 million. Between 1980 and 1990 he worked at Intel and Motorola in the areas of financial analysis and strategic planning.

Zeleniak received undergraduate degrees in accounting, finance and economics from Penn State University in 1979 and graduated magna cum laude with an MBA from the University of Cincinnati in 1980.

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