Junior Achievement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richard Dowd, President of Dowd

Associates Executive Search, Appointed to the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley

WHITE PLAINS, NY May 25th, 2004 – Richard F. Dowd, President of Dowd Associates Executive Search, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley, an organization whose purpose is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics.

Since its founding in 1919, Junior Achievement (http://www.ja.org/) has aimed to improve the business education and awareness of young people in the United States and abroad. A not for profit organization, Junior Achievement is funded by businesses, foundations, and through the contributions of individuals.

Richard Dowd, 37, is a resident of South Salem, NY, and has two young children of his own. “After teaching a Junior Achievement class for the past seven years, I decided that I wanted to take my involvement with this wonderful and important organization to the next level,” says Dowd. “I am excited to have the opportunity to contribute and have an impact on the business education of area children.”

Dowd Associates, (http://www.dowdassociates.com/) a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), is based in White Plains, NY and specializes in the recruitment of senior level financial executives.

Press Contact:
Kristen Lalla
Dowd Associates Executive Search
(914) 251-1515 ext. 24
klalla@dowdassociates.com