POMONA, CA. - June 14, 2004 - The Board of Directors of Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGRE) is pleased to announce that Patrick T. Bergamasco has joined Auto-Graphics as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He replaces Robert S. Cope as President, who has retired. Mr. Cope will retain his current role as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Bergamasco brings 25 years of progressive sales and marketing experience in the software, services, and ASP industries with firms ranging in size from General Electric to small software, consulting, ecommerce, and network-based solution and services firms. During his career, Mr. Bergamasco has held the responsibility and titles of Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Vice President of Business, and Channel Development with a history of delivering significant and profitable long-term revenue streams. He possesses a motivational, high-energy, hands-on management style with a solid background in attracting and developing high performance sales and marketing teams as well as building quality alliances and successful partnerships.
Mr. Cope commented: "We are pleased that Pat has joined Auto-Graphics as the CEO and look forward to the new opportunities for growth that he will bring to the company since his knowledge and experience of increasing stakeholder value coincides with the major objectives of the Board and the Company."
Auto-Graphics provides a wide variety of library services, including resource sharing and portal software services to create, manage, publish and access information using the Internet. The company has played a leading role in turning the rapid technological developments into advanced products and services that are currently used by more than 10,000 libraries in North America. The company's website is located at www.auto-graphics.com