TrueNet Communications announced today that the board had appointed Tom Prestwood as its President & CEO. Concurrent with this appointment, the company’s current president, Frank Del Col has been appointed to the board.
Mr. Prestwood, who has more than 25 years of wireless and broadband telecom industry experience, will be joining the company effectively immediately. His career includes executive positions with leading carriers, tower operators and infrastructure providers. Prior to his appointment with TrueNet, he served as Managing Partner for Conterra Tower Group, where he managed a portfolio of over 1000 sites and EVP for Conterra Broadband Services with responsibility for sales and marketing as well as network engineering. Other key positions include President of the Broadcast Tower Division of SpectraSite Communications and SVP Southern Region for Vanguard Cellular One.
“Tom is an superb fit for TrueNet and I know I’m leaving the company in excellent hands,” stated Mr. Del Col. “I thoroughly enjoyed my tenure here and look forward to working with my TrueNet family as an active member of the board.”
“I want to thank Frank and the board for making this a seamless transition,” stated Mr. Prestwood. “With the recent award of some major new contracts, TrueNet’s strong points and the strength of its business model is really self-evident. I’m looking forward to getting to know the members of my TrueNet team and building off those successes going forward.”