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September 6, 2018

American Tower’s Steve Vondran Joins CTIA Board .

Washington D.C. – CTIA, the wireless industry association, today announced that Steve Vondran, American Tower Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division, has joined CTIA’s Board of Directors effective immediately.

American Tower plays a leading role in global wireless communications infrastructure deployment. As an industry leader in communications networks, American Tower is working to rollout next-generation 5G infrastructure that will enable the mobile technologies of the future.

“We are excited to welcome Steve to the CTIA Board at this pivotal time for wireless infrastructure,” said CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker. “We look forward to working with Steve and American Tower as our industry begins the transition to next-generation 5G wireless networks.”

“For over 30 years, CTIA has been an important advocate for our industry and instrumental in achieving many regulatory and legislative successes with respect to wireless infrastructure,” said Vondran. “I am honored to join the board to help CTIA and the rest of the industry support our carrier customers in the rollout of future generation technologies.”

Mr. Vondran joined American Tower in 2000 as a member of the corporate legal team and served in a variety of positions until August 2004 when he was appointed Senior Vice President for U.S. Leasing Operations. In August 2010, Mr. Vondran was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel for the U.S. Tower Division and transitioned in 2018 to his current position as Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division.

The full CTIA Board of Directors is available here.

Media Contact:

Jason Johnson

Matt Peterson
American Tower

About CTIA
CTIA® ( represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

About American Tower
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of approximately 170,000 communications sites. For more information about American Tower, please visit

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