FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ron McCoy Named to Head East View Cartographic Business Development

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - August 16, 2005 - East View Cartographic, Inc. (EVC) has appointed Ron McCoy as its Director of Business Development. Mr. McCoy will use his strong geospatial industry experience to add focused solutions to the company’s wide range of global geospatial products and services. He will lead growth initiatives including adding new products, forging key partnerships, and providing complete geospatial solutions to companies in defined vertical markets.

According to Kent Lee, President and CEO of East View Cartographic, “We’re pleased and excited to add Ron to our already impressive roster of dedicated geospatial industry professionals. We are impressed by his track record of helping build successful geospatial companies and look forward to his contributions at East View as we continue to improve the ways we deliver value to our customers.”

Immediately prior to joining East View Cartographic Mr. McCoy worked as an independent management consultant to technology industry firms. His geospatial industry experience includes more than a decade at Vexcel Corporation where he served through September 2004 in a dual role as the company’s Vice President of Marketing and as Director of the Mapping and GIS Business Group. The company grew from a small R&D firm to a successful multi-national geospatial engineering company during his tenure. McCoy holds bachelors and masters level credentials, including an MBA in marketing and finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Contact: Rodney Buhrsmith, Chief Marketing Officer
East View Geospatial, Inc.
Tel.: 952-252-4523
E-mail: rodney.buhrsmith@eastview.com

About East View
East View was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. East View is comprised of East View Information Services (www.eastview.com), East View Geospatial (www.geospatial.com) and East View Map Link (www.maplink.com). East View maintains thousands of supplier/publisher relationships throughout the world for maps and geospatial data and Russian, Arabic and Chinese-produced social and hard science content. East View manages a data center, library and warehouse in Minneapolis where it hosts and stores dozens of foreign language databases, hundreds of thousands of maps and atlases and millions of geospatial, Russian, Chinese and Arabic metadata records. Uncommon Information. Extraordinary Places. East View.