Archive for October, 2008

Talent Alliance hires new CFO

 Talent Alliance Announces New CFO
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 14, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Talent Alliance, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TLAN) announced today that the Company has hired Steve Sefcik as its Chief Financial Officer.”The addition of Steve Sefcik to our team is invaluable as he has extensive experience in creating financial operations for fast growing companies,” said Brian Davis, CEO of Talent Alliance. “Steve’s ability to institute control systems and develop a team of professional financial service administrators will be a key component of our growth strategy.”

Mr. Sefcik has over 30 years of experience in business and has worked in the banking, consulting and public accounting industries. Most recently Mr. Sefcik served as the Chief Financial Officer at Drilling Info from April 2006 until May 2008. In addition to his responsibilities at headquarters he provided financial and administrative oversight for its production subsidiary in Matamoros, Mexico. He was also recently active in private consulting after forming Stephen G. Sefcik, PLLC, providing management consulting to early stage companies in the areas of strategy, finance, accounting and operations management.

Mr. Sefcik has also held positions in the CPA firm of Montemayor & Associates where he served on the audit staff, and as the Vice President and Manager of E-Commerce at H.F. Ahmanson. At Ahmanson, his principle activities were strategy development and project management for the newly emerging internet and e-commerce fields. Prior to public accounting and consulting, he enjoyed a successful career in commercial banking, and has worked at State Street Bank and Trust Company, Security Pacific Bank, Bank of America and Mellon Financial Corporation.

“I am thrilled to be part of such a vibrant organization with dynamic plans for future growth,” said Sefcik. “I am especially excited about working with such a talented leadership team that shares in a unified global vision.”

Mr. Sefcik received his BS degree in Economics and Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from the University of Southern California. He also holds a Professional Designation in International Trade and Commerce from UCLA and is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). Steve is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs and the Association of Financial Professionals.

For more information please visit www.TalentAllianceIntl.com.

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