Quintillion, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is a private operator offering wholesale capacity on its system.
George Tronsrue III, Interim CEO, has 20 years of prior experience in wireless, fiber optic and telecom infrastructure in more than 70 major U.S. markets, including executive leadership roles at Monet Mobile Networks, the first 3G data company in the world and with public and private Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLEC’s) including, XO/Nextlink Communications, espire/American Communications Services, Inc, Teleport Communications Group and MFS Communications. In 2010, Tronsrue founded MFSI Government Group, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, NY, he served in the US Army as an airborne, ranger infantry officer from 1978-1983, until a line of duty accident resulted in his medical/disability retirement from the Army. George and his wife enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, traveling and the outdoors, including sky diving, hunting and fishing. George and his family support the Burma Rangers and have traveled to Burma to help firsthand in their efforts.
Timothy P. Leybold, CFO, began his career as a CPA with an international accounting firm and holds an MBA in Finance. Leybold has over 25 years of financial leadership experience. Prior to joining Quintillion, Tim served as Chief Financial Officer for Till Capital Ltd., ICO Global Communications, Port Blakely Companies, and RLC Industries. in his senior management role with Quintillion, Leybold oversees the accounting, budgeting, risk management and treasury functions, and is responsible for Quintillion’s financial reporting to investors and lenders. Tim earned his MBA in Finance at the University of Oregon and his undergraduate degree from University of Portland. Tim played basketball for Portland, part of the West Coast Conference, and graduated with maxima cum laude honors.
Tim is an avid golfer, bridge player, and enjoys fly fishing, traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Sharon Hubbs, Vice President Market Development & Sales, is bringing the benefits of Quintillion’s broadband services to a growing client base as Quintillion expands its network in Alaska and international markets. As a business development executive at Alaska Communications and later DRS, Hubbs led successful efforts to win and retain large contracts with the federal government and tribal organizations. In addition to telecommunication, Hubbs’ experience in government services, education, healthcare, construction and rural Alaska, help her harness the power of broadband for businesses in Quintillion’s market. Hubbs also cofounded construction company, Northwest Barriers. Hubbs holds degrees in Business Administration and Computer Systems Technology. When not at work, Sharon devotes time investing in her community by funding trades-based scholarships and supporting youth sports in Wasilla and Kodiak. For leisure, you will find Sharon fishing, hiking, and motorcycling with her family and friends in Alaska’s outdoors.
Matt Peterson, Vice President Network Management, is a +20-year veteran in telecommunications and Alaska operations. Matt’s career includes a leadership role with one of Alaska’s largest telecommunications companies, and critical network planning and systems engineering in the defense and space industry. Under Peterson’s management, Quintillion will operate the most resilient network of its kind.
Kristina Woolston, Vice President External Relations, is a leader in the fields of external relations, government and community relations with nearly 20 years’ experience in Alaska Native Corporation management, Washington DC advocacy, international resource development, and international trade. Under Woolston’s direction, Quintillion is actively growing its brand and presence in Alaska and beyond.