Performance. Knowledge. Vision.
From the simplest to the most complex infrastructures, our team is uniquely equipped to meet every challenge and demand of your wireless project.
Barb Pivec, Partner
For more than 25 years, Barb has actively served as a leading consultant in the mid-Atlantic region, managing some of the most sensitive and difficult sites for the nation’s largest carriers. As the owner of Atlantic Site Acquisition, Barb provided expert tasking in every aspect of the tower development process; she has gained recognition for her ability to:
- research and problem solve difficult sites and site selections
- oversee leasing, zoning, and permitting processes
- handle regulatory approvals all the way through construction
Her knowledge in the tower development industry is exceptional, in part because of the strong private and public relationships she has developed throughout her career and her promise to over-perform every time.
George S. Rich, Partner
George S. Rich is managing partner of GRI Fund, L.P., an investment partnership specializing in growth capital and leveraged investments in consumer, business, and telecommunication services. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Rich was a founder and managing director of Armata Merchant Partners LLC, a private merchant bank. Prior to forming Armata, Mr. Rich was a Managing Director with Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated, where he was responsible for investment banking services to transportation and consumer companies, two industry groups co-founded by Mr. Rich in 1981. Prior to Alex Brown, Mr Rich was an investment banker at Salomon Brothers in New York from 1974 to 1977.
Mr. Rich currently serves on the Board of Directors of Fury Management, Inc., American Messaging, Inc., Salsaritas Restaurant, Inc., Medical Records Associates, Inc., LeaseAccelerator, Inc., 6th Street Inc., (Parent to SalesWarp) and Captel, Inc. Mr. Rich served as an Advisory Director at Texas Roadhouse Holdings, Inc. from 1996 until 2004. Mr. Rich continues to serve as President of Texas Roadhouse’s Employee Foundation, Andy’s Outreach. Mr. Rich has served as a director of seven additional companies in consumer services, manufacturing, and media services.
Mr. Rich graduated from Hobart College in Geneva, New York with a BA in 1970 and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with an MBA in 1974.
Sandy Rich, Site Acquisition and IT Director
Sandy supports Calvert Crossland’s site acquisition strategy, manages active construction projects, and runs our information technology infrastructure. Sandy’s diverse background includes, most recently, day-to-day management and reporting for the portfolio of technology and telecommunications companies held by GRI Fund, L.P., a Baltimore-based private equity fund. Prior to GRI, Sandy worked for Crown Castle International’s internal consultant team, a group responsible for bringing efficiency to all facets of the business; an excellent training ground. Sandy joined Crown Castle by way of the company’s acquisition of 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network, a regional dark fiber and data transport network. There, he was responsible for running marketing, supporting sales and project management, and overseeing internal IT strategy. Before joining 24/7, Sandy was living in Colorado where he was an early entrant into the area’s tech startup scene, joining the co-founders of StatsMix to build the company within the 2010 Techstars accelerator program; the company was acquired by Copper.io in 2013. Sandy joined StatsMix from Greenspring Associates, a venture capital fund-of-funds that has invested in Techstars-related portfolio companies. There, Sandy was responsible for capital raising and investor relations. Sandy started his career at T. Rowe Price as a FINRA-licensed investment and portfolio allocation specialist. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Sandra Early, Operations
Sandra Early oversees financial and operational administration for Calvert Crossland. She brings a deep expertise in bookkeeping and has run her own successful office support business since 2002. Her diverse client list includes an engineering firm and multiple business coalitions that regularly involve her in the complexities of zoning and permitting. Her experience complements our industry and team extremely well.