Jay A. Brown
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jay A. Brown was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2016. Jay was Crown Castle’s Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to May 2016. Prior to that, Jay served as Treasurer of Crown Castle from May 2004. He has served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance since joining Crown Castle in August 1999. Before joining Crown Castle, Jay worked for a start-up healthcare company and Arthur Andersen LLP. Jay holds a BBA from Baylor University.
Jennifer Fritzsche is currently a Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow at the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University.
Ms. Fritzsche was formerly a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Securities focused on telecommunications services (wired and wireless), and cable, data center, and tower sectors. She had been in this role at Wells Fargo since 1995. She provides differentiated, relevant industry views, detailed financial and valuation models, deep market insight, and highly respected investment opinions to the money management community.
A frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and at industry conferences, Ms. Fritzsche has had a career in providing thought leadership, strategic vision, and business insight leading to significant business growth and shareholder value. She and her team have done much work on the topic of 5G and the infrastructure needed to support this service.