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PureForge Adds Seasoned Entrepreneur Thomas M. Roskos, Jr., to Board of Directors


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SAN DIEGO--November 27, 2012: --PureForge, an innovative brake solutions company, is pleased to announce Thomas M. Roskos, Jr., has joined its board of directors and audit and finance committee. Roskos brings more than 25 years of high-growth corporate leadership and significant high-technology experience building results-oriented management teams.

“On the heels of introducing our new line of automobile brake rotors, PureForge is thrilled to welcome Tom to our board to assist us during this exciting period of growth”

In addition to his new board position with PureForge, Roskos is the CEO of Intravest Development LLC, a real-estate based development and portfolio company with holdings of nearly $30 million, and the president of Merit Investments LLC, a privately held family trust. He also works with several charitable organizations as a board member for Make-A-Wish of Arizona (founding Chapter) and Arizona Baseball Charities and is the co-founder of the Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness.

"On the heels of introducing our new line of automobile brake rotors, PureForge is thrilled to welcome Tom to our board to assist us during this exciting period of growth," says Douglas F. Wall, PureForge's CEO. "His mission of helping people achieve their true potential in business and life aligns closely with PureForge's 'we brake for life' commitment to manufacture brakes that deliver unprecedented safety while being significantly healthier and safer for communities and the environment."

Roskos began his career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona, Cigna Healthcare, Mesa General Hospital and Community Hospital, (Summit Healthcare and Ornda Healthcare). An entrepreneur by nature, he acquired, built and operated a national chain of MRIs. At the same time, he founded SOL Communications LLC, the nation's first profitable wireless company, which was ultimately acquired by Voice Stream (T-Mobile). He also founded RoLo Development LLC, a privately held commercial development company, which was successfully acquired in 2007. Roskos holds a BSBA in Finance from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Western International University.