MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Colombia Gold Corp. (OTCQB:FCGD) is pleased to announce that Clarence Parks, has been appointed President of First Colombia Gold Corp.

CEO Dr. Robert Gates announced today the addition of Clarence Parks as President of First Colombia Gold Corp. Dr. Gates stated, "Mr. Parks brings to our company an expertise in mergers and acquisitions as well as the ability to be a hands-on leader with the public sector." Dr. Gates went on to say; "We are fortunate to have a trailblazer like Parks helping to lead our company in all of its future endeavors."

The new president, Clarence Parks added, "I am excited for the opportunity to work with such a great team, and look forward to building a better company for our shareholders."

Clarence Parks holds a BA in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University with minors in Art and Computer Science. Most recently Mr. Parks held the position of CEO for DHS Holding, Co., a Nashville-based company with holdings in the United States and Belize. Mr. Parks, as CEO of DHS, acquired 40 acres of property in Belize for the purpose of building a hotel, casino, shopping center & water park. Mr. Parks also successfully launched the DHS Holding, Co. online casino, Mr. Parks has been called by many 'a rising star' in the merger and acquisition business. His expertise is in finding companies that have great growth potential and incorporating them into a business plan that fits the current market structure.

Mr. Parks currently owns White Collar Press, Corp., a Nashville-based publishing company, and is in negotiations to produce a major motion picture. Mr. Parks has 15 years of experience working in web design and graphic arts for the broadcast, video and film industries. His credits include work on three feature-length films, as well as multiple film shorts and commercials. Clarence grew up in the heart of the music business, with his father, C. Carson Parks II, an accomplished songwriter who wrote hit songs for The Mills Brothers, Jerry Reed, and above all, Frank Sinatra, who garnered his first hit Gold single in 1967 with the song, Somethin' Stupid.

About First Colombia Gold

First Colombia Gold Corp. is a capital company focused on acquiring, developing and advancing natural resource, energy, and real estate projects in Europe, North America, and South America. Our business model is to acquire undervalued assets combining potential for building assets values and cash flow through leverage to improved operational efficiencies and development.

Our current activity focus is on precious metal exploration in Montana in addition to planned initial activities of our energy division.

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