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Date: January 10, 2003
Contact: Lynne Gayle
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CZARNECKI JOINS PRESTIGIOUS TEACHING FACULTY AT NACD

BOCA RATON, Fla.-- Gerald Czarnecki, Chairman and CEO of the Deltennium Group, has joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a member of its prestigious teaching faculty, which is comprised of seasoned directors, CEOs or board advisors who are highly respected for their governance expertise.

The NACD, an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 1977, is dedicated to serving the corporate governance needs of directors and boards. The organization conducts educational programs and standard-setting research, and provides information and guidance on a variety of board governance issues and practices. Membership comprises board members from U.S. and overseas companies ranging from large publicly held corporations to small, over-the-counter, closely held, and private firms.

As a member of the faculty, Mr. Czarnecki will lead in-boardroom sessions and public seminars on the current challenges and issues facing boards of directors, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, risk management and audit committee practices. All teaching faculty are approved by the NACD to present at the highest levels, and have led governance programs that are accredited by ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services) as "Preferred Boardroom Education Programs."

Czarnecki's current professional activities include his role at the Deltennium Group as consultant, investor, professional speaker and author. Headquartered in Boca Raton , the Deltennium Group engages in consulting, training, speaking, researching and investing to further its mission of helping leaders and organizations achieve peak performance.

Czarnecki is also a member of the boards of directors of State Farm Insurance (where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee) and State Farm Bank. He has a long-standing commitment to Junior Achievement, and is currently on the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Operations Committee, the Pension Committee and the Compensation Committee of Junior Achievement Worldwide, Inc.