The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) has announced that David Weisman, President and Chief Executive Officer, InSite Wireless Group, LLC, was elected to serve as Chairman of WIA’s Board of Directors. A new slate of officers was also elected.
Additional officers are: Vice Chairman: Jeffrey A. Stoops; President and Chief Executive Officer; SBA Communications Corporation; Secretary: Jay A. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, Crown Castle International; and Treasurer: Alex Gellman, Chief Executive Officer, Vertical Bridge Holdings.
Prior to co-founding InSite Wireless Group, LLC, Weisman served as President and CEO of Mountain Union Telecom, LLC from 1999 until its sale in 2006. He has served on the WIA Board for 15 years. Insite Wireless Group is the sixth largest tower owner in America.
“I am honored to serve as Chairman of WIA’s Board of Directors. I anticipate the year ahead may be the biggest and busiest yet. I look forward to coordinating with the WIA Board members, the broader membership, and the entire industry as we work toward a common goal of a smooth and balanced 5G build-out,” said Chairman Weisman. “We are in a time like no other with rapid and incredible innovation and a growing and changing business environment. I am happy to play a part in leading the industry toward continued success.”
“WIA’s thoughtful and experienced Board has steadfastly supported WIA to stay in tune with industry priorities, including federal, state, and local advocacy; a world-class event that creates opportunities for business growth; and workforce development initiatives to equip our workforce with the skills to deploy wireless infrastructure safely and efficiently,” said WIA President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein. “The new officers have the best imaginable experience to continue that leadership. This Board’s forward-thinking mindset will benefit the entire industry in the build-out of 5G. Chairman Weisman certainly has the vision and acumen to lead WIA and the entire industry forward.”