Changes at CommSite International, Vienna, VA: Wesley McGee assumes the role of chairman of the board of CommSite International. He founded CommSite in 1991. Timothy P. Haley, with senior operating experience at Nextel, McCaw Cellular, Metromedia/Southwestern Bell and Motorola, becomes president of CommSite.
Changes at David Clark, Worcester, MA: Barry Tennihan, southeast regional sales manager for David Clark, advances to sales manager. James Comer leaves Norton Company as manager of market planning to join David Clark as international sales manager. Laura Leigh Smith joins the Industrial Telecommunications Association, Arlington, VA, as executive director, Government Relations after serving as deputy division chief (legal) in the Public Safety and Private Wireless Division of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. She replaces John Kneuer who joins the Verner, Lipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand law firm to practice private wireless law.
Robert C. Gunther, president of High Point Tower Technology, Oldsmar, FL, receives the Personal Communications Industry Association’s Distinguished Corporate Citizen Award for High Point’s pro bono work and leadership role in the establishment of a Severe Weather Warning Systems for Venice, FL, a community prone to hurricanes.
Richard M. Harden leaves Powertel, Atlanta, as director of network operations to join Airadigm Communications, Appleton, WI, as vice president of operations. Chris Simpson departs Qualcomm, San Diego, as senior vice president to join Harris’ RF Communications division as vice president of sales, marketing and international operations.
Dave McCurdy, former state representative, becomes president of the Electronic Industries Alliance, succeeding Peter F. McCloskey, who retires after 21 years as president. McCurdy was most recently chairman of the McCurdy Group L.L.C.
Changes at DSP Communications, Cupertino, CA: Davidi Gilo, founder of DSP Communications, becomes active chairman of the board. David Aber, vice president of finance, advances to chief financial officer. Nathan Hod resigns as chairman to pursue personal interests. Gerald Dogon, the former chief financial officer, continues to serve as a member of the board.
Changes at Hutton Communications, Carrollton, TX: Roger Locke, sales manager for the power systems group, advances to vice president of power systems. Diane Barton, assistant controller, becomes controller. J eff Hall departs Centurion International, Lincoln, NE, as sales manager to join Hutton as business development manager for the radio communications product lines.