Persons in photo from Left to Right
Matt Newton - Vice Chairman, Mergers and Acquisition
Matt is responsible for TriStar’s merger and acquisition activities. Prior to TriStar, Matt served on the TriStar Board of Directors, representing one of TriStar’s investors. Matt has over 15 years of experience in telecom finance and M&A activity as a partner of a venture capital firm. Matt is a graduate of Washington & Lee University.
David Ivy – Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder
David co-founded TriStar and is responsible for directing the overall strategy of TriStar including strategic acquisitions and raising capital. Prior to TriStar, David served as the Vice Chairman of a multi-billion dollar U.S. tower company. David has substantial experience in the real estate and finance industries spanning his 35 year career, including the raising and funding of over $6 billion of capital. David is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, where he received a bachelor's degree in economics.
Ed Wallander – President and Co-Founder
Ed co-founded TriStar and presides over its organic growth activities which include: site acquisition and underwriting, property management, and information technology. Ed is a former CPA and real estate banker and, prior to starting TriStar, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of a multi-billion dollar U.S. tower company. Ed has extensive ground lease and tower operating experience, and he is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he received both an undergraduate degree in economics and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.