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RF Industries Announces the Appointment of Independent Board Member Joseph Benoit

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RF Industries Announces the Appointment of Independent Board Member Joseph Benoit

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– RF Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: RFIL) announced today that it has appointed Joseph Benoit to serve as an independent member on the Company’s Board of Directors.

From 1992-2012 Mr. Benoit held executive positions of increasing responsibility at Union Bank. As a Senior Vice President/Market President he directly managed over 100 Union Bank branch offices. In 2008 he became Executive Vice President and head of Business Banking for Union Bank. He subsequently served as Union Bank‘s integration manager for their FDIC assisted acquisitions.

Mr. Benoit has served on numerous boards, primarily in a finance capacity, including the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Pacific Coast Banking School and the San Diego Zoological Society Foundation. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University, an MBA from National University and he is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Howard Hill, CEO of RF Industries, stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Joe as a new independent member of our Board of Directors. We believe that his extensive financial experience will be of tremendous value to our board as we look to build long term value for our shareholders.”

About RF Industries

RF Industries manufactures, designs and distributes Radio Frequency (RF) connectors and cable assemblies, medical cabling products, RF wireless products and fiber optic cable products. Coaxial connectors, cable assemblies and custom microwave RF connectors are used for Wi-Fi, PCS, radio, test instruments, computer networks, antenna devices, aerospace, OEM and Government agencies. Medical Cabling and Interconnector products are specialized custom electrical cabling products for the medical equipment monitoring market. RF Wireless products include digital data transceivers for industrial monitoring, wide area networks, GPS tracking and mobile wireless network solutions. Fiber optic cable, connector and harness products serve computer, aerospace, computer networking and specialty applications.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to future events which are subject to a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: changes in the telecommunications industry; the operations of the Cables Unlimited division which was acquired in June 2011; and the Company’s reliance …read more

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Bank of America Names Adriana Kong Romero Tucson Market President

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Bank of America Names Adriana Kong Romero Tucson Market President

TUCSON, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bank of America today announced that Adriana Kong Romero has been named market president for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Adriana Kong Romero

As market president, Romero will serve as the company’s enterprise leader in Tucson and Southern Arizona. She will work with company leaders across the region to help deliver a wide range of global financial services to more individuals and businesses locally as well as deepen relationships with existing customers. She will also oversee corporate social responsibility activities including philanthropic giving, community development lending and investing, environmental initiatives, diversity efforts, arts and culture projects, and employee volunteerism.

“Adriana’s breadth of experience in financial services will benefit our customers as she takes on this important leadership role in Southern Arizona,” said Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan. “As Tucson market president, she will leverage our local resources and talented team to support client needs and serve the community.”

In addition to her market president role, Romero is a senior client manager for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Business Banking Group in Tucson and Southern Arizona, which provides strategic, integrated financial advice and solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. She has also worked on growing and expanding the healthcare industry focus for Arizona and the Business Banking Central Region.

Romero joined Bank of America 14 years ago as a teller. Before joining the Business Banking team, Romero served Premier Banking clients in Global Wealth and Investment Management.

In the community, Romero serves as a member of the board of directors of the Lohse branch YMCA of Southern Arizona. She is an active member of the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce and is part of their business expansion and retention committee. She is also a member of the University of Arizona Eller College Associates.

She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a B.S. in finance and holds an M.S. in organizational management from University of Phoenix.

Last year, Bank of America employees in Tucson and Southern Arizona volunteered nearly 4,200 hours to local nonprofits and continue to play a major role in philanthropic initiatives, including United Way and Habitat for Humanity. More than $330,000 in philanthropic giving in 2012 helped nonprofit community organizations develop and grow, including those that provide basic human services such as hunger relief and housing assistance.

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