STOPware opens new East Coast office and hires new VP of Business Development.

PassagePoint Software Developer Expands to the East Coast And
Hires Jim Stankevich to Grow Visitor Management line of Software

San Jose, CA., March 13, 2003- STOPware inc. today announced that it hired New Hampshire-based Jim Stankevich, C.H.P.A., to grow sales, strategic partnerships, business relations, and new business development out of its new East Coast office in Keene, New Hampshire. Stankevich has over 29 years of combined experience in executive management and ownership of security-related software companies, management and law enforcement.

Stankevich was raised in Windsor, Connecticut and served in the U.S. Army. His security background began at a major inner city hospital in Hartford, CT as the Director of Safety and Security. During this time, Stankevich was one of the first healthcare security professionals in the country to attain the C.H.P.A. designation (Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator) and has maintained that certification to date. Jim also spent 11 years as a police officer in Connecticut.

Stankevich served as President of RJR Software, a company he founded in 1984. RJR specialized in DOS-based computer software for incident reporting and related security department functions. Later, Stankevich joined PPM 2000 of Edmonton, Canada as Vice President, in 1994. He worked on dealer sales and strategic partnerships and helped the company become a leader in incident and investigations management software.

"Jim is a natural fit with STOPware's visitor management software line, said Shaun Olson, CTO of STOPware. "He's already familiar with many of the dealers and personnel in the security industry and his experience makes him a well-rounded candidate to grow our current access control market share. With STOPware's new East Coast office, Jim can better service and support our customers located there."

Stankevich joins STOPware in the new East Coast office with over 20 years as a member of IAHSS and ASIS- security-related professional associations. Corporate headquarters for STOPware remains in San Jose, CA.

Contact information

Jim Stankevich, CHPA, V.P. Business Development, STOPware, Inc.
63 Emerald Street # 601, Keene, NH 03431
Office (603) 847-3080 / Fax (603) 847-3079 /

PassagePoint is a comprehensive software package that combines the requirements of security, badging, and visitor management. Front lobby personnel can quickly produce professional-looking visitor badges while capturing and storing visitor information in an easy-to-use database to keep today's businesses safe and secure.

About STOPware, inc.

Based in San Jose, California, since 1997, STOPware, inc. is a privately-held, investor-owned software company specializing in visitor badging and lobby security software. STOPware's flagship product, PassagePoint, is a complete lobby security package, spanning needs from basic visitor badging through high-level security. On the Web:

STOPware is located at 1710 Zanker Road, Suite 102, San Jose, CA 95112, USA;
telephone: (408)367-0220; Fax: (408) 367-0223

Contact: SuEllen Sterling
STOPware, inc.
408-367-0220 x105