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Entrepreneur Earl R. Smith II to Chair Ordia Solutions’ Board of Advisors


Vienna, VA, June 24, 2008 – Ordia Solutions, the leading provider of mission-critical collaborative command and control systems for public safety leaders and first responders announces the appointment of Dr. Earl R. Smith II to its Board of Advisors. Dr. Smith will serve as Chairman of the Board of Advisors and will advise Ordia’s management team on organization, business and technology management, strategic alliances, governance & compliance, resourcing & financing, mergers & acquisitions, and growth-centered strategic planning.
As an entrepreneur, seasoned senior executive, Wall Street veteran, political and social theorist, published author and speaker, Dr. Smith’s business accomplishments include founding and managing two non-profit organizations and six for-profit companies. Those companies ranged from a NASDAQ Broker Dealer where he was a principal, to a company that revolutionized the financing structure of the US film industry.
“Ordia Solutions’ next generation blue force tracking and collaboration technologies empower public safety personnel to respond to major planned events or unplanned emergencies more rapidly, with greater levels of effectiveness and officer safety”, said Dr. Smith. “With its exemplary track record of enhancing the success of numerous special security events by federal, state, and local agencies in the past year, Ordia Solutions is well positioned to transform how first responders respond to major events security, environmental or man-made disasters, and even child abductions. I look forward to helping the management team realize the significant growth potential of the company.”
“Throughout his long and illustrious career, Earl has demonstrated an uncanny ability to nurture sustainable growth in both startup and mature organizations”, notes Joe E. Ordia, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ordia Solutions. “His insight and counsel will be invaluable to the success of our company”.
Dr. Smith will be joining on the Board of Advisors Dendy Young, CEO of McLean Capital, LLC and retired Chairman & CEO of GTSI Corp., Colonel W. Gerald Massengill, Retired Superintendent of Virginia State Police and Chair of Governor Timothy Kaine’s Independent Virginia Tech Incident Review Panel, and Donald Walsh, Retired CEO of Avatech Solutions, Inc.
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Ordia Solutions is the leading provider of mission-critical, tactical, interoperable, collaborative, and mobile command & control solutions for public safety.


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