Mike is the President of Everest and responsible for all operations of the business. Prior to co-founding Everest, Mike was a Principal with the private equity firm Peppertree Capital Management where he focused on domestic and international investment opportunities in communications infrastructure. Previously, Mike was the Vice President of Acquisitions and Corporate Development for TriStar Investors, Inc. Mike brings to Everest more than 10 years of leadership in both infrastructure investing and the growth of high performing asset origination platforms.
Prior to co-founding Everest in 2015, Matt was the Vice Chairman of TriStar Investors, Inc., one of the largest and most successful acquirers of privately-held leased property in the wireless cell tower industry. Matt was a member of TriStar’s Board of Directors from 2005 until the strategic sale of the business in 2014. Prior to joining TriStar, Matt was a Partner with Columbia Capital, a private equity partnership based in Alexandria, Virginia focused on investments throughout the communications, media and technology industries. Matt brings to Everest more than 20 years experience in the telecom infrastructure and private equity industries and has led private investments throughout his career that have realized returns of more than $5 billion.
EVP and General Counsel
John is a seasoned executive and attorney with two decades of experience representing clients in complex transactions and strategic M&A. Prior to co-founding Everest, John most recently served as Vice President and General Counsel of TriStar Investors, Inc. He was responsible for crafting and implementing TriStar’s legal strategies, policies and procedures, guiding TriStar through tremendous growth and ultimate sale. Before joining TriStar in 2005, John served as counsel to several of the nation’s largest corporations in commercial and real estate matters. John is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Vice President of Finance and Controller
President, U.S. Towers
Michael Ashley Culbert
Vice President, Site Development
James P. Donahue
Vice President, Tower Operations
Vice President, Business Development
Dom heads Everest’s acquisition platform and oversees all aspects of real estate and infrastructure investing. He leads Everest’s acquisition team, where he is responsible for each stage of deal flow from sourcing to close. Dom comes to Everest with an advanced background in acquisitions and finance. Prior to joining Everest, Dom served as the Director of Acquisitions and Underwriting at TriStar Investors, where he was directly responsible for the financial modeling, valuation and underwriting of acquired assets, as well as facilitation of deal negotiation and due diligence procedures. Previously, he has held positions involving integrated economic strategy, as well as audit and assurance services where he began his career. Dom is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.
Chief Technology Officer
Mark Uminski is a pioneer in the mobile communications industry with a career that spans nearly 40 years. Mark started his career in wireless in 1981 as Manager of RF Engineering at Compucon, an engineering and marketing consulting firm responsible for the design and deployment of the first cellular networks in the U.S. Mark went on to become Vice President of Engineering and VP/General Manager at McCaw Cellular where he was the first employee in the Mid-Atlantic Region, was ultimately responsible for the design, operation and maintenance of wireless networks throughout the U.S., and remained with McCaw through its sale to AT&T Wireless for $14 Billion in 1994. Following his experience with McCaw/AT&T Wireless, Mark was the Chief Technology Officer at Crown Castle International where he oversaw growth from 95 towers to over 10,000 towers, including the acquisition and integration of tower portfolios from Verizon, GTE, Bellsouth and Powertel. Subsequently, Mark was the CTO at TriStar Investors along with other senior employees of Everest. Mr. Uminski is also the Founder and Owner of Falcon Wireless Group, a consulting practice focusing on clients in the telecom sector. Mr. Uminski graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1980 with a BSEE, Cum Laude. He completed graduate level coursework in Electrical and RF Engineering at Southern Methodist University and George Washington University. Mr. Uminski currently resides with his family in Pittsburgh, PA.
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