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November 12, 2019

CTIA Announces Chat Mobility General Manager Brian Spurgeon as New Board Member .

Washington D.C. – CTIA, the wireless industry association, announced today that Brian Spurgeon, General Manager of Chat Mobility, has joined CTIA’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020.

Chat Mobility has provided wireless services and equipment – including nationwide coverage – to its rural customer base located in southwest and south central Iowa for over two decades.

“We are excited to welcome Brian as the newest member of CTIA’s Board of Directors and look forward to his contributions during this transformative time for our industry,” said CTIA President & CEO Meredith Attwell Baker.

“I’m pleased to be joining CTIA’s Board of Directors, and I’m excited to help this industry adapt and grow in the coming year,” said Spurgeon. “2020 will be a crucial year for the future of the wireless industry, and I’m looking forward to helping chart the course ahead.”

Spurgeon has over 25 years of experience in rural telecommunications with an MBA in Management Accounting.  He joined Chat Mobility as their General Manager in September of 2011.  Spurgeon served as President of CCA for two years and Treasurer for CCA for 3 years.  Other boards he serves on are Chairman of the Board for Trilogy Networks, and on the board of Pillar Seminary.

The full list of the CTIA Board of Directors is available here.


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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.

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