At Eco-Site, we know we’re only as effective as our leaders. That’s why we’ve sought out the most highly qualified professionals in the field. Decades of experience and thousands of sites deployed means we know this business. From a deep understanding of wireless to strong business ingenuity, our team is well-equipped.
Prior to founding Eco-Site, Dale was president and COO of Shared Access, a wireless tower operator in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He also served as president of US Wireless for SpectraSite Communications Inc., where he held full profit and loss responsibility for $365 million in annual revenue and a $225-million EBITDA division, encompassing 8,000 towers and 20,000 rooftops. Prior to US Wireless, Dale was president of the building division of SpectraSite, where he pioneered the neutral-host distributed antenna system model. Dale spent 11 years at AT&T/Vanguard Cellular Systems, serving the last four years as the vice president for the mid-Atlantic region. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University and serves on the advisory board at the J.D. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship at York College.
Bob most recently served as senior vice president of global sales at Bandwidth.com. Previously, he was executive vice president of sales and marketing for Shared Access, a wireless tower operator in the UK and Ireland. Prior to Shared Access, Bob spent five years at SpectraSite Communications Inc., as vice president of business development for the building division and, ultimately, as senior vice president of sales and marketing for tower, rooftop and in-building. He has extensive wireless operator experience, including a role as market general manager and director of paging services for AT&T/Vanguard Cellular Systems. He received a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and a Master of Business Administration from Temple University.
Before cofounding Eco-Site, Rich served as the chief executive officer of Access to Money, a microcap, publicly traded automated teller machine company, until its acquisition by Cardtronics in November 2012. Previously, he was vice president for the building division at SpectraSite Communications Inc. Prior to this position, Rich was vice president of real estate for the building division, where he was instrumental in establishing the in-building neutral-host model. Rich began his wireless career as general counsel for Apex Site Management—one of the largest rooftop managers in the country—before its acquisition by SpectraSite in 2000. Rich has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from The University of Pennsylvania, a Juris Doctor from The Boston University School of Law and a Master of Laws in Taxation from The New York University School of Law.
For the last 20 years, Jack has been an executive in growth stage and middle market companies ranging in size from early revenue up to $600 million in annual sales. His experience in building and developing teams, strategic planning, M&A, debt and equity financing, and focus on critical business drivers has increased enterprise value in companies across a wide variety of industries. He most recently served as COO at CalStar Products, and previously served as CFO of Semprius, Inc., Lionel LLC, ASC Signal Corp, and Chef Solutions LLC. Jack earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science in economics from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.
Robert has 19 years of experience in wireless infrastructure development and sales. His background is in real estate project development, account management, new segment entrance and business development. Previous roles include vice president of strategic accounts at American Tower and various roles at SpectraSite Communications Inc., including vice president of national accounts and carrier development. Robert has broad experience working directly with wireless carriers to solve coverage issues and develop large-scale agreements. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Southern Methodist University as well as a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the George Washington University.
Mike has more than 20 years of experience in wireless communications with a background in executive sales management and business development. His focus has been on innovative wireless products and wireless infrastructure. Previous roles include executive director of business development at ExteNet Systems, vice president of business development at Public Wireless and director of building solutions at SpectraSite Communications, Inc. Mike has extensive experience working with both wireless operators and property owners to secure strategically located real estate for the deployment of wireless communications sites. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Florida.
Cecil has more than 20 years of wireless carrier experience with a background in RF planning and real estate procurement. He most recently served as the national director of network real estate at Verizon Wireless, where he was responsible for national agreement negotiations with tower companies, small cell vendors and corporations. Prior to his corporate role at Verizon, Cecil held various key interdepartmental positions within the company, including regional engineering director and regional network director of system performance. He previously served as the regional engineering manager with US West Cellular. Cecil received a degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University and began his wireless career at Ericsson as a Cellular Systems Engineer.
Abby has more than 25 years of experience in wireless infrastructure development and operations. Her most recent roles include national development director for T-Mobile US and tower development and operations director for Lightower (previously National Grid Wireless), where she was responsible for national agreement negotiations, site build strategy and development, asset management, and mergers and acquisitions. Her diverse experience includes assisting Nextel, Verizon and Sprint in launching their networks as well as various executive management positions within engineering and tower companies. She began her wireless career in site development with BellSouth Mobility.
Before joining Eco-Site, Scott held a variety of wireless infrastructure positions, most recently serving as vice president of network engineering and deployment at American Tower. In that role, he implemented fundamental improvements to the Distributed Antenna Systems business and managed the acquisition and integration of the entire 11,500-tower Verizon portfolio. Prior to his corporate role he served in several key director positions within American Tower (SpectraSite Communications, Inc.), including network engineering and operations, site development, leasing operations and engineering. Other professional positions include vice president of sales at Ericsson and management consultant for multiple privately-held telecommunications firms. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Alabama.
Brian provides more than 20 years of business development expertise to Eco-Site, including extensive work in wireless infrastructure and commercial real estate. His knowledge and experience in sales, management, strategic consulting and operations helps solve carriers’ coverage and siting issues as well as complex real estate challenges. During his career, Brian has been engaged with more than $1 billion in real estate transactions and has approved more than $900 million for wireless infrastructure deployment. Previous professional positions include business development consultant at Root Advisory, LLC, vice president of Denali Spectrum, LLC, director of real estate acquisitions for SpectraSite Communications Inc., and manager in Ernst & Young’s real estate capital markets practice. He earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Ball State University.