MONROVIA, Calif., June 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everlert, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC:EVLI), a provider of postage ink cartridges and forensic x-ray scanners through its wholly owned subsidiary (Totalpost Services) announced today the appointment of Mark Blankenship as Executive Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Blankenship's primary role will be to assist the Company during this crucial phase of growth to identify new targets for acquisition, assist in due diligence procedures, as well as help structure acquisitions.
"Mark has an impressive professional background and brings over 30 years of experience advising and managing all legal and financial functions for a number of diverse global public and private organizations. Mark has held leadership positions in the areas of planning and strategic development, financial analysis, SEC reporting and internal controls for both large and small multi-national companies," said Robert Hymers, President and CEO of Everlert, Inc. "We are excited that Mark has joined our team and we look forward to his input and assistance in strengthening and adding value to our Company. We recognize that in today's market, one of the quickest ways to grow is through strategic mergers and acquisitions within our industry."
Mr. Blankenship is a retired attorney and ended his legal career as a prominent civil rights attorney. For a majority of his career, Mr. Blankenship specialized as a Securities, Transactions and Land Use attorney during which he helped create and structure complex transactions involving the acquisition and development of large assets, all of which involved the participation and involvement of public, private equity and debt offerings. During the latter part of his legal career, Mr. Blankenship emerged as a prominent and high profile Civil Rights Attorney who litigated approximately one hundred Jury Trials to Verdict and was headlined by regional media as the "Lawyer for Underdogs." Mr. Blankenship has received numerous awards and accolades for his legal advocacy that include "The Tyisha Miller 'Justice Award'" as well as the "Martin Luther King 'Keeping the Dream Alive Award,'" both of which were bestowed upon Mr. Blankenship by the NAACP. Mr. Blankenship has served numerous private equity companies as an attorney and has successfully assisted them in structuring multi-billion dollar transactions as well as participating as a Principal in many of these transactions as a Venture Capitalist, Financier and Developer. Mr. Blankenship also funded and evolved a manufacturing company that produced building products that were distributed all over the world.
Mr. Blankenship holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Tulane University's School of Law, attended Harvard University for undergraduate graduate studies, and holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Political Science from Yale University. He is involved in several philanthropic works and has been an active Impresario of the Performing Arts via his creation of The Blankenship Ballet Company and Blankenship Cabaret Theatre. Both of these organizations have been credited for revitalizing historic buildings and helping to evolve cultural patrimony in Venice Beach, CA and on 'Gallery Row' in the 'Historic Core' of Downtown Los Angeles. In 1990, he ran as a top contender in the Republican Party for a seat in in the 35th District of the United States Congress.
Everlert, Inc. is in the business of Mail Management solutions and management through Totalpost Services, Corp., it is one of the most prominent providers of quality ink cartridges in the U.S. postage meter industry. Pitney Bowes, Neopost/Hasler, FP are a few of the meter cartridge manufactures that Everlert produces and distributes compatible cartridges for their machines. Virtually all U.S. based businesses use a postage meter cartridge on a daily basis to fulfill their mailing needs, creating a large demand for our quality cartridges.
Totalpost's brand and reputation is expanding into other highly profitable business markets such as mailroom equipment, mailroom services, returned mail recycling, disaster planning and recovery for the mail recovery functionality for companies, and its Forensic and Security Division for representation of its line of forensic and security x-ray scanning equipment. Our purpose is to create added value through enhancements and other improvements. Everlert, Inc. is a Nevada corporation and its corporate operations are located in Monrovia, California.
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CONTACT: Everlert, Inc. 825 South Primrose Avenue, Suite A Monrovia, California 91016 Tel: (626) 263-5940 Fax: (626) 739-5754 www.everlert.netSource:Everlert Inc.