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NSI CEO shares expertise on intersection of business and government with Pegasus Investors

Washington, D.C. — October 27, 2009 — Al Gordon, Chief Executive Officer of National Strategies, LLC (NSI), a nationally recognized business-to-government strategic consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., will address investors and advisors from Pegasus Capital Advisors on Thursday, October 29, 2009 regarding “Real Opportunities at the Crossroads of Business and Government.” Founded in 1995, the Firm currently manages close to $2.0 billion in assets through several private equity funds and has made more than 80 investments since its inception.

Mr. Gordon will share with Pegasus’s investors and advisors how economic recovery initiatives, the Presidential Election, legislative policy and 2010 gubernatorial elections collectively drive business growth opportunities. Additionally, his comments will address the escalating government oversight and spending, and outline how the investment community can engage the public sector market and become strategic partners to help reinvigorate our new economy. Mr. Gordon will provide insight on how executives should direct their resources to be strategic partners with their government counterparts.

“NSI is one of our most exciting portfolio companies. Achieving the growth it has in this economic environment is quite an accomplishment and it is perfectly positioned to benefit from Stimulus Package initiatives going forward,” stated Craig Cogut, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P. “We invited Al to share his insights on the new political and economic construct that we operate in with investors and the Pegasus team because he acutely understands this dynamic and demonstrates this through the results NSI is generating.”

Prior to establishing NSI in 1995, Mr. Gordon had extensive experience in government and politics in New York State, where he worked as a senior member of former Governor Mario Cuomo’s staff. In this capacity, he oversaw such areas as legislative relations, intergovernmental relations, constituency affairs, and regional services. Mr. Gordon also served for over two years as Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee. Mr. Gordon currently serves on the Boards of Policy Studies Inc (PSI) and Inmate Health Services (IHS).

Mr. Gordon received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from Clark University and a J.D. from Fordham School of Law.

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