Marta Rivera, BSS - Capital Investor & ConsultantMarta holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secretarial Administration (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Puerto Rico.Now enjoying a well deserved retirement, she served for more than 30+ years in the United States Social Security Administration’s Disability Determination System (DDS)program in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Devoted mother of three, she is one of rēd wireless capital investors, giving guidance and counseling on all aspects of our Small Business operations. Besides rēd’s support, she enjoys traveling, learning new cultures, nature, and a passion for ‘mandala painting’.
Verónica Cruz, BASc - COO, Accountant & ConsultantVerónica holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Biology/Biology Sciences and an Associate Degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management (both Magna Cum Laude)from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico,as well as Environmental Sciencestudies from the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico. Having served in the US Forest Servicefor 4 years, Verónica has also been key in helping various small to medium size business in areas such as marketing, social media, sales, accounting and inventory for more than 15+ years. Active in various women community groups, Verónica is dedicated to eco-friendly and sustainable biz ways as well as having a passion for cats.
Robert Larson, BSEE - Sr RF Engineer, Small Cell and oDAS ConsultantBob holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. With more than 18+ years in the telecom and wireless industry, Bob has served in numerous wireless service provider’s market launches, including Philadelphia, Tampa, Charlotte and California among many others. He is primarily focused on red wireless’ Small Cells and Outdoor DAS/IoT applications, including Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Ericsson LTE, Commscope ION DAS and Lucent/Nokia MCO/MROs. With a passion for cultural experiences, Bob has traveled to more than 25+ countries in the world.
Luis De La Cruz, CCENT, Network, Network + - SrIT/IS/WiFi ConsultantLuis is currently pursuing the last courses towards a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from the Empire State College of New York State University in Saratoga Springs, NY and holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Technologyfrom Bryant & Stratton College. Certified as a Cisco Entry Network Technician (CCENT) as well as Network/Network +, Luis is also pursuing Cisco’s CCNA and CCNE. A highly talented LAN/WAN professional, Luis has been key in supporting medium to large business’ networks needs for the last 5 years, including Microsoft Active Directory & Server environments, Cisco routers, hubs & switches and WiFi applications.
Gary Catalano, BSGE, CPG, EIT - SrA&E and Regulatory Compliance ConsultantGary holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Engineering from the Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) in Houghton, MI. Certified Professional Geologist and a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, Gary has also served in numerous wireless and telecommunications projects, including Michigan’s first 1900 MHz PCS roll-out, as well as managing construction, regulatory and compliance for service providers, tower companies and geotechnical and environmental consultants. An avid actor and entertainer, Gary enjoys taking part in small local films and music videos in his spare time.
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José Cruz, KE8LOE,BE - Founder & CEO, Sr RF Engineer and iDAS/IoT ConsultantJosé holds a Bachelor in Electronics and an Associate Degree in Electronic Technology from the University of Puerto Rico. With more than 21+ years in the telecom industry, José has served on almost all technical positions in more than 13+ companies - from RF Technician,to RF Engineerincluding Seniorand Managerlevels. Innovator, inventor and patent holder, he enjoys demystifyingall things wireless. Certified in both, iBwaveand RanPlanwireless design platforms, as well as licensed Amateur Radio Technician Class, José is now heavily focused on developing Cold Chain, Smart Cities & Agriculture IoT solutions. An Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor, he’s also Formula 1 fan.