Announcements


Christopher "Chris" Korge Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Christopher "Chris" Korge a well known and highly respected South Florida attorney, investor, businessman and real estate master developer as a Partner and Senior Advisor of The Americas Group.

Mr. Chris Korge's current investment and real estate portfolio includes 5000 units of residential development in Florida and commercial and residential property in Mississippi. He is the Chairman and Managing Partner of Landko Development, Chairman and Founder of Newslink an operator of retail newsstands in two major airports and a major shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of E-Auto Claims, one of the fastest growing public companies in Florida

Chris is actively involved in local and national political circles and is a highly respected and prominent leader in the Democratic Party. His outstanding reputation and track record in the political arena is well known nationally.

Mr. Korge is very active in social, civic and community affairs. He presently serves on the Florida International University Foundation Board and is Chairman of the Coconut Grove Junior Chamber Foundation.

We believe that Chris's experience and outstanding capabilities will be a powerful complement to the current and planned activities of The Americas Group. We look forward to introducing you to Chris.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

June 8, 2006

SIGNING OF STI KNOWLEDGE CONTRACT

We are pleased to announce that on Friday, May 24th we signed an Exclusive Sales Representative contract with STI Knowledge (www.stiknowledge.com) for the 32 markets of South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

    STI Knowledge was the 14th fastest growing company in the United States last year, according to Inc. Magazine.  STI’s client base includes 45% of the Fortune 500 companies.

    STI Knowledge delivers products, services and certification worldwide to build and operate Help Desks, Call Centers and enterprise-wide Knowledge Centers.  They offer in-sourcing, out-sourcing, software products and world-class events that can transform support operations into focal points and profit centers for businesses.  STI Knowledge has set the standard worldwide with its Help Desk 2000, Call Center 2000 and Knowledge 2000 global communities.

    We believe this contract further validates our Business Plan in terms of our ability and credibility to sign a contract in the intellectual property category.

May 24, 2006

Raul J. Valdes-Fauli Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Raul J. Valdes-Fauli, the highly-respected former Mayor of the City of Coral Gables, Florida and currently Managing Partner of the Miami office of the international corporate law firm of Fowler Rodriguez & Chalos as a Partner and Counsel of The Americas Group.

Mr. Valdes-Fauli’s prominent legal, business and public service career spans 35 years.  He has been the recipient of numerous domestic and international honors and awards. He is also Honorary Consul of the Republic of El Salvador. His corporate governance experience includes numerous board positions. He is currently Chairman of the Board of BBU Bank. 

His outstanding reputation and track record is well known throughout South Florida and Latin America. We believe that his experience and outstanding capabilities will be a powerful complement to the current and planned activities of The Americas Group, especially in Latin America.
 
We look forward to introducing you to Raul.  Please give us a call or email us if we can be of assistance and we will be pleased to  send you more information on Raul Valdes-Fauli and Fowler Rodriguez Chalos.

March 10, 2006

Gregory W. Hadley Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Gregory W. Hadley , Chairman of the Board of Leading Residences of the World (LRW) and a Principal of Destination Club Partners (DCP) as a Partner and Member of the Board of Advisors of The Americas Group.

DCP pioneered and created the "luxury residence club" concept in the United States. It has subsequently created a whole new industry, which today is considered one of the fastest growing and hottest segments in real estate. They have developed and currently have under development residence clubs that will have projected sales revenue in excess of $1,500,000,000.

DCP is the pre-eminent company in its field and serves as a design, marketing and sales partner with developers and/or landowners. They can also assist in obtaining club development financing. In addition to expertise in all facets of residence club development, DCP has a full-service, in-house marketing staff. Their portfolio includes projects in Dear Valley, Utah, Aspen, Vail, Steamboat Springs & Telluride Colorado, Jackson Hole Wyoming, New York City, San Francisco, Punta Mita, Mexico and Napa Valley, California and elsewhere.

Greg will help guide The Americas Group into development opportunities in Latin America for our own account and those of our clients, as we continue to add to our capabilities in the Real Estate Sector.

We look forward to introducing you to Greg and to demonstrating our additional Real Estate capabilities. Please give us a call or email us if we can be of assistance and we will send you more information on Greg, DCP and our new services.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

January 5, 2006

Willy A. Bermello Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Willy A. Bermello AIA, AICP President and CEO of BAP Development, Inc., a real estate development company specializing in mixed-use urban in-fill projects throughout South Florida & the Caribbean as a Partner and Senior Advisors of The Americas Group. BAP Development's portfolio of current projects represents 3,200 condominium units valued at $1.5 billion.

Mr. Bermello is also Chairman, CEO and Founder of Bermello, Ajamil & Partners Inc. (B&A), a leading and award winning South Florida architecture and engineering firm ranked by Inc. 500 among the fastest growing private companies in the United States. Mr. Bermello is a highly respected and well known South Florida business leader and is the recipient of numerous architecture and urban design awards, among them the "Excellence in Architecture" award from the Florida Association of AIA, "Architect of the Year" award from the Latin Builders Association and the "Gold Medal in Architecture" from the Association of Cuban Architects and many others.

Willy will help guide The Americas Group into development opportunities in Latin America for our own account and those of our clients, as we continue to add to our capabilities in the Real Estate Sector.

We look forward to introducing you to Willy and to demonstrating our additional Real Estate capabilities. Please give us a call or email us if we can be of assistance and we will send you more information on Willy A. Bermello and BAP Development.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

December 17, 2005