Tootie Pie Company Adds New Directors
SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCQB: TOOT) announced that it added two members to its board of directors: Les Doss, of San Antonio and Cliff Rogers, of Dallas, TX. This brings the total number of board members to five.
"These two men bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise that complements our existing team and will enhance our efforts to take the Tootie Pie Company to levels beyond where we stand today," said Don Merrill, President & CEO. "We are fortunate to have individuals of this caliber join our board of directors."
About Les Doss
Leslie E. Doss has a long and distinguished career. He has worked as a Systems Engineer for the FAA, as well as the Senior Director of Business Strategy for a multinational billion dollar software and computer company located in San Antonio, Texas. He evaluated and recommended to the Board of Directors the acquisitions of several large service based companies across the United States. He successfully negotiated the acquisition of three companies with a net valuation of over $55 million each. He has provided consulting expertise to start up software and computer sales companies, ultimately forming his own retail computer business that he sold to Kmart in 1993 for $3.7 million. He formed a start up medical consulting business, which grew to over $2.5 million in yearly sales and service, before selling the business to WebMD in 1998. He then formed another start up, DML Enterprises, where he currently serves as the President. DML provides billing services to over 43 physician practices across Texas. Mr. Doss is also working on his PHD in Economics, while serving as a full time Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
About Cliff Rogers
Cliff Rogers has extensive experience in a variety of business ventures since leaving the United States Army in the late 1970s. In 1987, he founded and was President/CEO of Power Maintenance International, Inc., where he built PMI into one of the largest independent third-party uninterruptible power companies in the industry; until it was sold to General Electric in 2002. In 2004, he founded and became President/CEO of ON Computer Services, LLC., a company he took from a start up, to one of the largest independent third-party service companies in the power industry; attracting a significant investment from Pfingsten Partners, an equity capital firm out of Chicago, Illinois. He is the President/CEO and board member of the new entity: Unified Power Holdings, LLC.
About Tootie Pie Co.
Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. The retail segment serves individual customers through sales in its Tootie Pie Gourmet Cafes, in-store sales, orders via telephone and internet on the Company's website. The corporate segment serves businesses that purchase pies as a way to promote their company through client and employee appreciation programs. The wholesale segment is made up of national and regional broad line grocery and foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them through their respective sales distribution channels. Tootie Pie Company is a public company traded on the OTCQB market under the symbol "TOOT." For additional information or to receive correspondence from Tootie Pie Company, please visit www.tootiepieco.com.
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