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Executive Profile

Robert C. Sandburg- President

Mr. Sandburg is co-founder and President of Vantage Tower Group, LLC. He also was the founder of Alliance Towers, Inc., a publicly held tower development company and RL Wireless/Telecom Management, Inc. He has over thirty-five yearís general management, engineering and construction experience with both large multinational corporations, as well as, emerging and start-up companies. He has experience in both domestic and international business.

Mr. Sandburg was a Director of Site Development during the initial development and launch of services by Primeco Communications, now Verizon Wireless. He was part of the team that implemented the first large scale testing of the then new CDMA technology. His expertise in the implementation and development of management systems for testing and subsequent launch of services was crucial to the teamís success.

Prior to co-founding Vantage Tower Group, LLC, Mr. Sandburg Chairman and CEO of Alliance Towers, Inc. Founded in 2003, Alliance Towers provided development, engineering and construction services to the wireless communication industry developing numerous sites in the southeastern region of the U.S. for Verizon, Cingular and governmental agencies.

In 2001, Mr. Sandburg co-founded and was Chief Operating Officer of RL Wireless, Inc. and Telecom Management Corporation. Both RL Wireless and Telecom Management provided development, engineering and construction services to the wireless communication industry.

Prior to RL Wireless, Mr. Sandburg was Senior Vice President and a principal of OPM-USA/American Tower Corporation. The position entailed full responsibility for all operations of the tower development company and the milestones set under the purchase agreement for the seventy million dollar sale of OPM-USA to American Tower Corp. The company developed over 200 sites for American Towers during this period.

From June 1995 to April 1997, Mr. Sandburg held the position of Director of Site Development for Primeco Communications (currently Verizon Wireless) during its start-up and successful launch of PCS services in the southeast region.

From May of 1982 to October of 1994, Mr. Sandburg held numerous management positions for Zurn/NEPCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurn Industries. During his twelve year tenure, NEPCO, a finance, design, construction firm specializing in the total turnkey development of electrical power generating facilities, grew from annual revenues of one and a half million dollars per year to over three hundred and fifty million dollars per year and became Zurn Industries largest subsidiary. Positions held in the company included Project Manager, Manager of Estimating/Cost Control and Scheduling, Manager of Sales and Director of Business Development both national and international.

From 1980 through 1982, Mr. Sandburg was Project Manager for GWI International overseeing the construction of the Metro rail mass transit project in Miami, FL. Prior to that, Mr. Sandburg was Project Engineer from 1978 to 1980 for BOECON, the construction subsidiary of the Boeing Companies. From 1970 to 1978, Mr. Sandburg held engineering and management positions with Brown and Root Construction, J.A. Jones Construction and Keith and Schnars Engineering Corporation.

Mr. Sandburg is licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida and previously sat on the Board of Directors for the Florida Business Roundtable.