CHARLOTTE, N.C. January 27, 2022 – Airwavz Solutions, Inc., a provider of in-building wireless solutions, today announced the appointments of Perry Welch and Jeff Funderburg to the role of Sr. Vice President, Real Estate Partnerships. In this capacity, Welch and Funderburg are responsible for strategic development and execution of initiatives that support Airwavz’ continued explosive growth and expansion into new markets in the commercial real estate and healthcare sectors.
During their 40+ years of experience in technology infrastructure, Welch and Funderburg have held various sales and development roles with some of the wireless industry’s most recognizable brands. They have a proven track record of scaling organizations and securing investment rights for wireless infrastructure.
Throughout the course of their time at Airwavz, Welch and Funderburg have supported both the needs of commercial real estate owners and the wireless carriers. They have negotiated numerous agreements with REITs and portfolio owners for both cellular and WiFi network investments as well supporting national technology upgrades by the carriers.
“Promoting from within Airwavz made sense at this time due to the enormous momentum we have experienced over the last two years.” said David Herran, Chief Commercial Officer of Airwavz. “Their combined achievements as leaders will be invaluable to Airwavz’ continued growth as we deepen and expand our relationships in current markets and look towards future opportunities.”
“I am excited for the opportunity to join the seasoned executive team at Airwavz and look forward to expanding our digital real estate investment portfolio. As enterprise tenants execute their digital transformation strategies, connectivity solutions will be an important amenity consideration for our real estate clients. We’ve developed a well-received, conscientious process for helping owners maximize their property’s digital potential and improve overall asset performance. The future is bright for our business.” said Jeff Funderburg.
Perry Welch adds, “It is an exciting time to be a part of Airwavz as we are a leader within in-building connectivity. Our approach to addressing in-building wireless coverage and capacity is unique in terms of how we productize the investment for both the wireless carriers and commercial real estate owners. Our model translates into value creation for the commercial real estate industry by enhancing the competitiveness of their building assets, attracting and retaining tenants, and enabling increased building rents.”
Airwavz designs, installs, owns, and operates wireless infrastructure inside commercial office, hospitals, retail and hospitality buildings, ensuring building tenants and guests receive exceptional cellular service while also ensuring wireless carriers can improve coverage and increase capacity throughout their networks.