Ron Bittner’s 25 years of telecommunications experience covers all aspects of tower and wireless communication network development, optimization and operations. As Vice President – Operations Director for Lendlease’s tower development program, Mr. Bittner oversees an organization tasked with fulfilling the needs of the firm’s customers, from site acquisition through tower construction and ongoing tower management.
Prior to joining Lendlease, Mr. Bittner served as Senior Director of National Site Development at Cricket Communications (an AT&T company) where he managed over $100 million of annual spending for new site builds, tower modifications and LTE deployments with general oversight of network development and maintenance. He also oversaw and completed network build-outs in over 16 major markets, with over 2,000 sites on air across tier 1, 2 and 3 markets. Prior to Cricket, Mr. Bittner spent ten years at Bell Atlantic Mobile Systems (which later became Verizon Wireless) in escalating positions across multiple disciplines including real estate, tower development and field operations.