Vertical Computer Systems Names Julie Holmes CFO

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VCSY) announced today that it has named Ms. Julie Holmes Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms. Holmes has over 21 years of experience in accounting and consulting. For fifteen of those years, she has held various positions at Arthur Andersen, L.L.P., the latest of which she was a Senior Manager in the international tax division. At Arthur Andersen, she worked in Hong Kong, Mexico City, Honolulu and Los Angeles. Her clients included Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Bankers Trust and Andersen Consulting among many others. Ms. Holmes declined a partnership to pursue other ventures. Additionally, Ms. Holmes held consulting positions with Intel and Strategic Compensation Associates.

About Ms. Julie Holmes

Ms. Holmes earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from California University Long Beach and an MBA from the University of Southern California. She is a CPA holding membership in good standing with the California Society of CPA's and the American Society of CPA's.

About Vertical Computer Systems

Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a multi-lingual portal provider, and e-commerce solutions company, based in the United States. The Company provides a full range of Internet services that include building e-commerce solutions nationally and internationally, distributing content via its multi- lingual portal network (; and Internet services ( Through its majority-owned subsidiary, Externet World, Inc., the Company provides online shopping services ( and proprietary online gaming software ( Vertical Computer Systems is committed to building e-commerce communities on the Internet in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Pacific Rim.

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SOURCE: Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.