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 graduated from Portland 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.
Michael (Mac) McHale, Chief Revenue Officer, with 30 years’ experience in broadband telecommunications infrastructure development and management. Mac is a proven, results oriented leader in start-up, turnaround and fast-paced organizations. Mac has vast experience in the complete spectrum of Wireless and Wireline broadband/network technologies, all facets of delivering service to both the Business and Consumer markets and the full gamut of financial responsibilities. It is Mac’s industry knowledge, personal credibility and strategic outlook that have been instrumental in negotiating and securing multimillion dollar investments from both the US Government and private equity markets. These same skills have been leveraged in settlement negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, manifesting exit strategies or other liquidity events. Mac is an avid reader of Pulitzer prize winners in history and biography. Mac is a competitive powerlifter and enjoys spending leisure time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
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.