ADDISON, Texas — Grupo Resilient International, Inc., a publicly traded company recently announced that Julian Lopez, a FEMA approved contractor and OSHA instructor, has joined the board of directors of its infrastructure subsidiary, Resilient Infrastructure, Inc. which is currently mobilizing workers for disaster assistance in Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas. GRUI can also mobilize far more workers and equipment under its network of companies which subcontract and offer support services to disaster relief efforts. GRUI is currently deploying workers experienced in demolition, debris-removal, clean-up, waste-hauling and waste disposal.

Additionally, GRUI is also preparing to deploy a network of mobile broadband trailers, "MBT's" capable of providing gigabit internet speeds to assist and support in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey through its recent investment in Metroplex Networks, Inc. Once GRUI completes deploying the MBT's and connecting them to a hybrid microwave and fiber-broad backbone to support mission critical communications infrastructure in Houston, GRUI plans to begin re-building critical infrastructure, commercial, retail, industrial and residential buildings affected by Hurricane Harvey. Lopez has extensive expertise and experience gained in disaster recovery, roofing, construction and shoring in the aftermath of Katrina. Lopez said, "We are poised, ready and proud to be able to utilize our past expertise and experience to mitigate the damages and losses to those affected by Harvey."