KatzAbosch Names Melissa J. Pitchford to Shareholder January 26, 2009 Baltimore, MD — Regional accounting and consulting firm KatzAbosch, today announced it has named Melissa J. Pitchford, CPA, to Shareholder with the firm. Pitchford joined the firm in 2002 and provides auditing, accounting, and taxation services. She serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Medical Practice Services Group working directly with medical practices and physicians throughout the state of Maryland and specializes in business advice and assistance to medical services institutions and providers, business advice and assistance to closely-held businesses, and tax planning and preparation. “Since joining our firm, Melissa has been instrumental in leading our Medical Practice Services Group, along with John Abosch, and expanding our services to the medical community in Maryland,” said Alvin D. Katz, President and CEO of KatzAbosch. “Melissa’s new role as Shareholder continues our goal of rewarding highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced professionals.” “It’s been a pleasure working with the talented team of KatzAbosch and I’m honored to be named a Shareholder with the firm,” said Pitchford. “I look forward to continuing the growth and success of the firm’s Medical Practice Services Group by delivering superior service to the medical community.” Pitchford is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of several professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA); National Medical Group Management Association; Maryland Medical Group Management Association, Board of Directors, Affiliated Healthcare Advisors and the National CPA Health Care Advisors Association. Pitchford received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Salisbury State University.