DataSource Names Board of Directors; Former Microsoft, Bell Atlantic Executives to Sit on Panel

Apr 25, 2000, 01:00 ET from DataSource, Inc.

    SILVER SPRING, Md., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a software
 development company that specializes in N-Tier technology and e-Commerce,
 announces the naming of four new members to its Board of Directors.
     Headed by DataSource President and CEO Pamela W. Hopkins, the board will
 include former Microsoft CIO Chris Gibbons, currently CIO of Reston, Va.-based
 eStara.  Also on the board is Tony Murray, who has served in numerous
 executive positions at Bell Atlantic, including president of the company's
 Large Business Services, chairman of the Network Integration Unit, and
 president of the Federal Systems Division.  Judy Carter, President and CEO of
 SOFTWORKS, and eStara President and CEO Anthony J. Cancelosi will also sit on
 the board.
     "I consider this an exciting and challenging opportunity," said Gibbons.
 "The company has shown phenomenal growth, and its future looks extremely
 promising, especially considering its activity in the e-business arena."
 DataSource has grown at a rate of almost 10,000 percent since being founded by
 Hopkins in 1994.
     "Establishing a board of directors is an important step for DataSource,"
 said Hopkins.  "I think each member brings particular strengths and
 experience, and the company only stands to gain from their input."  DataSource
 is currently funding R&D efforts and plans to have a product offering in the
 near future, as well as expanding its services capabilities, with particular
 focus on ebusiness.
     Last year DataSource received a "Jump Start" award as part of Deloitte &
 Touche's Fast 50 program in recognition of its "impressive growth percentage"
 and "exceptional performance."  The company recently received Level 2
 certification on the Capability Maturity Model, a measure of quality assurance
 for software developers.
     DataSource, Inc. is a Silver Spring, MD-based Information Technology
 company that provides custom software development, systems integration, and
 network services for commercial and government clients. DataSource specializes
 in N-Tier and ebusiness/e-gov products and services.  Visit DataSource at .

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