Concordis Group, Inc. Appoints Head of Physician Advisory Council

Jan 27, 2010, 14:48 ET from Concordis Group, Inc.

DESTIN, Fla., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Concordis Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CNGI), a growing financial holding company, announced today that Dr. K. Barton Farris has been appointed head of the company's newly established Physician Advisory Council. As leader of this committee Dr. Farris will advise the company in its preparation and planned entry into the medical insurance industry.

Trent Sommerville, Chairman and CEO of Concordis Group stated, "I have known and worked with Dr. Farris for almost 20 years. During that time I have come to respect and seek out his counsel on a wide range of issues. He has always responded with well researched, thoughtful and sound advice. Dr. Farris will be a great asset to our company and future success."

Dr. Farris is currently the Director of Pathology at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana. Dr. Farris is the President of Consultant Pathology Service, a medical service company, and sits on the board of Louisiana State Medical Society and Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Dr. Farris is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at the prestigious Tulane University School of Medicine and he is a current council member of the American Medical Association, a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and a fellow of the College of American Pathologists. He was a founding member of the Greater New Orleans Pathology Society and Physicians Managed Care Independent Practice Association (IPA).

About Concordis Group, Inc.

Concordis Group, Inc. is a holding company that provides diversified financial products and services to its clients. The company has two wholly owned subsidiaries: Concordis Insurance SPC and Puritan Securities, Inc. The company focuses on acquiring companies that will create additional synergy and contribute positive cash-flow, strong growth potential and highly qualified management teams.

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