Washington, DC (July 10, 2003) – (BUSINESS WIRE)FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., the Eastern U.S. region’s premiere investment banking and consulting firm for middle-market companies, today announced that the Retired Military Officers Association (RMOA) has selected FOCUS Enterprises as a preferred investment banking partner. FOCUS Partners have deep and broad operating expertise in the Government Contracting sector, making the firm a strong fit for the needs of RMOA members.

“We are very pleased to enter into this relationship. Our affiliation allows RMOA members to benefit from FOCUS partners’ experience in M&A and Corporate Finance specifically related to the Government Contracting sector while generating monetary benefits for the association,” said Manan Shah, a FOCUS Enterprises Partner.

Douglas E. Rodgers, Managing Partner of FOCUS Enterprises adds, “FOCUS is proud and honored to be the only firm endorsed by RMOA leadership to offer Investment Banking and M&A advisory services to members. FOCUS not only will assist RMOA members in significantly increasing their growth through acquisitions, but also will help retiring owners profitably sell their businesses.”

“We are very pleased about our partnership with FOCUS Enterprises. I believe the unique association between RMOA and FOCUS will be a win-win relationship for many years,” according to Charles W. Washington, President of RMOA.

About the Retired Military Officers Association (RMOA)

Based in Washington, DC, RMOA is a group of military officers whose lineage predates the Civil War. Having honorably served their country, these officers have established and currently operate successful diversified commercial businesses.

As Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) they have voluntarily united in an effort to collectively support the expanded economic participation and growth of RMOA members within the mainstream of the United States industrial complex.

Collectively they employ thousands of individuals and have annual gross receipts in excess of $600 million. Their experience and expertise range from advanced technology research and development to internationally acclaimed entertainment. Visit www.rmoa.org for comprehensive information about this unique association.

Kahla Cooper is the Director of Marketing at FOCUS. In this role, Ms. Cooper designs and implements the overall marketing strategy. Ms. Cooper works with each industry team leader to define programs in order to promote and brand FOCUS’ suite of capabilities.