Warning Management Services, Inc. (Pink Sheets: WNMI) today announced that it has opened its New York office. After successful test-market results, the office will head the launch of Warning Magazine's new nationwide college issue, and soon launch Warning Models New York. Dean Wiltshire has been appointed COO of the New York operation, and Norma Quinto has been appointed Creative Director of WNMI.
"Dean and Norma bring the experience and creative edge we need to enable the New York office, and future business plans of WNMI, to work," said John Capezzuto, Warning's CEO. "Dean and Norma, from the New York office, and Catherine Tran and Omar Albertto, from our Beverly Hills office, will represent WNMI at Fashion week in New York beginning September 5, 2007 and ending September 12, 2007."
Capezzuto continued, "Mr. Wiltshire, retired from the Detective Bureau of the N.Y.P.D., was last assigned to the elite Dignitary Protection Program as a decorated Detective from the N.Y.P.D. where he has been trained in offering personal assistance and security to high-ranking politicians and celebrities in the entertainment industry. He formed successful corporations, as a licensed Private Investigator, that provided security, event planning and artist management to clientele that included professional athletes such a Stephan Marbury of the New York Knicks, Queen Latifah, Don King, and Muhammad Ali. He has also provided security and consultation for Sports Illustrated(TM) swimwear events and jewelry exhibits at the Jacob Javits Center in New York."
Capezzuto added, "Norma Quinto, widely known for her skills associated with the high demands of the fashion world, became one of the most sought-after producers in the industry. Her entree into fashion was with Dolce and Gabbana as U.S. director of marketing and public relations, working with celebrities including Prince, Daryl Hannah, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna. Additionally, she formed Quinto + Company, a marketing, PR and creative agency that supported the fashion and entertainment industry, working with brands including, Cynthia Rowley, HBO, Marc Jacobs, Marithe Francois Girbaud, Nautica and Zang Toi. Her extensive knowledge and ability for creating unique events has earned recognition and respect among her peers".
WNMI New York's objective is to re-launch a Warning Magazine as the guide to all college students across the U.S. as a fashion and lifestyle magazine that will cater to the future leaders of our nation with cutting-edge articles, sexy fashion spreads and editorial content that will inform and inspire. Distribution forecast for 2008-2009 school calendar is at 250,000 reaching 150-college markets.
"I am pleased to join a company on the cutting edge of visual marketing and look forward to providing "team Warning" with my expertise and leadership towards making this new enterprise a success," said Mr. Wiltshire.
"I am very excited to be working with the WNMI team. The strategy and vision of the company and the creative power of the business makes WNMI a dream career," said Ms. Quinto.
About Warning Management Services Inc.:
Warning Management Services, Inc., founded in 1998, through it's Uber Models and Warning Model Management divisions develops and supplies models for fashion editorials in magazines, catalogs and newspaper advertisements and for advertising clients who use models in posters, websites, billboards and other outlets. Warning Model Management models also make TV, video and personal appearances. Its other divisions include the Speed Magazine, the Uber Girl and Uber Vintage Clothing.
The company also owns Employment Systems, Inc. Which provides staffing services, employer business solutions and business processing services to municipalities and small and medium-size businesses throughout Southern California. Its customers outsource many administrative tasks associated with human resources management to Warning. Services include payroll processing, workers' compensation insurance, employee benefits (including 401k and health insurance plans), and business risk management.
Warning TV is a social networking community and a viral video network. Warningtv.tv will empower independent artists to showcase their works as well as create revenue for such works. The core demographic is ages 18-28.
YESSnet is the world's largest online marketplaces for event staff and modeling talent. Representing over nineteen thousand (19,000) YESSnet connects thousands of event staff and models across North America to promotional and marketing companies, allowing them to staff events wherever, whenever. YESSnet provides matching and bidding services across a wide range of event categories ranging from high profile runway presentations to national campaigns of in-store promotions and mobile marketing tours. The YESSnet online platform is unique in its ability to match cost effectively the looks and presence required for an event with the talent available locally.
The Company also includes an imaging products and services unit, Imaging Technologies, Inc., which provides a variety of innovating products and services associated with graphics, photography, and color management. Its technologies include ColorBlind(R) software and PhotoMotion Images(TM).
About Uber-Warning Inc.
Uber-Warning Inc. (Uber-Warning Models) founded in 1999, has provided and developed models for all aspects of the modeling and talent industry including print, runway, showroom and spokes modeling. In addition to direct booking, Uber has placed models with agencies worldwide.
Warning Magazine, launched in 2002 as part of Uber-Warning Inc., is a full color college entertainment magazine, available free to students and readers in 15 cities nationwide. 150,000 copies of Warning Magazine will be distributed seven times a year in Athens, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Bloomington, Gainesville, Knoxville, Lafayette, Louisville, Los Angeles, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Tallahassee, Tempe and Tuscaloosa. Readership demographic includes male and female audiences ages 17- 29. Editorial focuses on trends, fashion, music, technology, relationship issues, career development, current events, social life, student concerns, health, dining and sports.
Ubergirl , Uber-Warning Inc.'s talent division, supplies promotional models for special events, tradeshows and conferences. Additionally, Ubergirls are featured in film, television and commercials.
UberVintage designs, sells and distributes vintage t-shirts and original design t-shirts. The products are available online and in specialty boutiques nationwide.
John Capezzuto has been CEO of Warning since January of 2007 and was COO and a member of the Board of Directors of Warning Management Services Inc. since 2005. He is also Board member of The Solvis Group, Inc., which includes a number of operating units, including M&M Nursing Services and CallCenterHR(TM). The Company provides a variety of staffing services to businesses, including comprehensive human resource administration, payroll services, workers compensation and risk management insurance, and employee benefits such as health insurance, supplemental insurance, HSA plans, 125 cafeteria plans, and 401(k) plans. The Company also includes an imaging products and services unit, Imaging Tech, Inc., which provides a variety of innovative products and services associated with graphics, photography, and color management.
Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, including statements regarding future revenues and sales projections, plans for future financing, the ability to meet operational milestones, marketing arrangements and plans, and shipments to and regulatory approvals in international markets. Such statements reflect management's current views, are based on certain assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results, events, or performance may differ materially from the above forward-looking statements due to a number of important factors, and will be dependent upon a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, our ability to obtain additional financing that will allow us to continue our current and future operations and whether demand for our products and services in domestic and international markets will continue to expand. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof or to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard to these forward-looking statements or the occurrence of unanticipated events. Factors that may impact the Company's success are more fully disclosed in the Company's most recent public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2002, and its subsequent filings with the SEC.