Former Co-Head of the Corporate Finance Department of Raymond James Joins American Liquor Alliance, LLC

Ron Miller of Miller Advisory Corp. has formally joined forces with American Liquor Alliance, LLC to spearhead Mergers & Acquisitions as American Liquor Alliance continues the march to revolutionize the retail wine and spirits industry.

Tampa, FL, March 12, 2009 --( American Liquor Alliance, LLC (ALA) is pleased to announce that Ron Miller and his firm, Miller Advisory Corp., have been tapped to guide ALA’s merger and acquisition efforts. Throughout his career, Miller has focused on delivering value-added solutions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. His background in M & A and market strategies will help ALA explore new opportunities for growth.

After receiving an M.B.A. from Harvard in 1967, Ron worked in general management for three years before moving to the financial area for the past 38 years, 12 of which were spent at Raymond James, which now has over 5,000 financial advisors in 47 states, Canada and Europe. Most recently, Ron had been co-head of the Corporate Finance Department at Raymond James. In 1989, Ron moved on to found Miller Advisory Corp. to focus fully on assisting corporations in effecting transactions by offering merger and acquisition guidance.

"I am excited to be leading the merger and acquisition team for American Liquor Alliance. The opportunity for its growth in the retail sector is vast,” stated Miller. “Unlike the traditional retail liquor model which was developed in the 1930’s, ALA is bringing 21st century technology, management and expertise to the industry. The retail side of the business has changed very little over the past 80 years. This is why I believe ALA’s business model and management expertise make this such an attractive opportunity. For years, I have been working with executives from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies who have been tackling the issues of business performance, customer relationships, and operational effectiveness. The deep expertise of ALA’s management team coupled with its history of innovation excellence will enable ALA to address key strategic challenges facing their industry."

Andrew Tasker, Chief Operating Officer of ALA said, "Ron has an outstanding track record in helping companies develop the blueprint to transform their organizational structures and increasing their competitiveness across the industry cycle. Over the years, he has worked closely with companies where technology and innovation have become the catalysts for change. Ron’s experience in M & A, as well as in corporate finance and taking companies public brings a strong new area of expertise to our company. We are truly honored to be working with him.”

American Liquor Alliance, LLC
Keith A. Lawes