Liberty Power: Liberty Power CEO David Hernandez Delivers Keynote Address at 23rd Annual Florida Regional Minority Business Council Business Expo

David Hernandez tells diverse suppliers to not be discouraged by slowing economy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 13, 2008 – Liberty Power, one of the fastest growing, independent energy retailers in the United States, today announced that CEO David Hernandez delivered the keynote address at the 23rd Annual Florida Regional Minority Business Council (FRMBC) Business Expo held on May 9th, 2008 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Each year, the FRMBC Business Expo serves as a forum for workshops and roundtable discussions on minority business development in the region. This year, a large number of minority business owners expressed concerns about the lack of growth opportunities in the slowing economy. Hernandez addressed these concerns by drawing comparisons to today’s economy and how it compares to 2002, when Liberty Power was in its first year of operation.

Despite the economic uncertainties stemming from a credit crunch, an energy crisis, increasing unemployment, and volatile energy markets, “Entrepreneurs must learn to see the silver lining. What you lack in resources, you must compensate for by being resourceful,” Hernandez stated.

The honor of speaking before this distinguished group provides yet another example of how Liberty Power and Hernandez, along with co–founders Eliezer Hernandez and Alberto Daire, continue to be recognized as leaders in the minority–business community. Last year, Liberty Power was named the fastest growing Hispanic business in the United States by Hispanic Business Magazine. Also in 2007, David Hernandez was named to the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) board of directors. He has also been named National Hispanic Businessman of the Year by the USHCC, National Hispanic Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Hispanic Professional Organization and Hispanic Entrepreneur of the Year by Hispanic Business Magazine during his tenure at Liberty Power.

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Liberty Power is one of only four national retail electric providers licensed in 16 or more markets and is the only minority–owned, independent energy retailer with a national presence. Currently serving tens of thousands of customers in New York, Texas, Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C., Liberty Power provides large and small businesses, as well as residential customers, with affordable electricity and outstanding customer service. National customers include JC Penney, Bausch & Lomb, and New York Life.

Liberty Power is a registered trademark of Liberty Power Corp. LLC. Liberty Power Corp. – encompassing Liberty Power Holdings LLC, Liberty Power Maryland LLC, Liberty Power District of Columbia LLC, and LPT LLC dba LPT SP LLC – is certified and licensed by the Public Utilities/Service Commissions of: CA, CT, DC, DE, IL, ME, MD (IR793), MA (CS-057) MI, NJ (ESL-0001), NY, OH, PA, RI, TX (10118) and VA; and is licensed and certified by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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