Gilbert Markbein is Named Chief Financial Officer for DataSource, Inc.

Apr 26, 1999, 01:00 ET from DataSource, Inc.

    SILVER SPRING, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a $15
 million company which provides information systems engineering, business
 processing reengineering, and network design to the commercial and government
 marketplace announces the appointment of Gilbert Markbein to Chief Financial
 Officer for the company.
     Mr. Markbein, a CPA, brings years of experience and has a strong
 background in financial management with software, engineering and government
 contracting as well as business development and portfolio management.
     "Gil's appointment is an achievement of a significant long-range goal for
 the company -- to bring in a professional CFO with a demonstrated success at
 companies in the same industry and of similar size as DataSource, Inc.  Gil's
 appointment to this important position will assist us with the significant
 growth we are projecting this year and into the future," said Pamela W.
 Hopkins, President and Chief Executive Officer for DataSource, Inc.  She
 further stated, "Our selection of a strong management team is critical to our
 long-term success as a company.  Our employees like working at DataSource
 because there is a participative culture with mutual respect as the foundation
 and because there is a true commitment to quality.  The leadership of
 DataSource must reflect this very important employee-centric philosophy which
 provides the basis for the excellence of service we are dedicated to providing
 for our customers."
     Founded in 1994 by Pamela Hopkins, DataSource has gone from a solo
 operation with $250,000 in revenues to more than 80 people, sizable office
 space, a long list of happy clients and projected revenues of $15 million --
 all in five years. DataSource is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

SOURCE DataSource, Inc.