/UCW/ TUCSON, AZ – International Star, Inc. (OTC: “ILST”), developer of the Van Deemen Gold project in Northwest Arizona, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rita Karpel to the newly-created position of Business Development Manager. Ms. Karpel will be responsible for business development, debt financing, lead generation and marketing in order to further the development of ILST’s industry position and growth prospects.
Rita Karpel is a seasoned industry professional with more than 30 years of experience raising capital, building books of business, generating revenue, PR, managing sales, marketing, strategic alliances/partners, operations, business development and event planning for high profile and boutique financial institutions, planners and brokers. Most recently, as Managing Director, Sales & Marketing, she managed and was responsible for growth of National Eagles & Angels Association, producing high net worth events nationwide, including smaller more targeted various company events for public and private equity. Through her introductions, companies were able to raise in excess of $230 million in equity.
She began her career on the trading floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, and held her Series 3 Brokerage License. She was ultimately responsible for lead generation, mentored and management of a team of 20 brokers, liaison and coordinator of strategic alliances, travel, web site, TV. Additional information on Ms. Karpel can be found on the Company’s website.
“Our plan is to leverage Rita’s skill set during 2016 to increase awareness with both institutional and high net worth investors globally,” stated ILST CEO Mike Shea.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
About International Star: (www.ilstholdings.com)
International Star is a mining Company with claims in the Black Mountains of NW Arizona. Its primary focus is to bring the Van Deemen gold project into production thereby generating cash flow to enable growth and sustainability.
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