Communications infrastructure company Vertical Bridge has announced this week that Bob Glosson has been promoted to become executive vice president and chief operating officer at the company.

Glosson, who joined the company in 2020 was previously EVP of real estate and technology.

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– Vertical Bridge

Before joining the company, Glosson was co-founder, president, and COO at Eco-Site, which merged with Vertical Bridge in 2020.

His new role will see him oversee engineering, operations, real estate, and information technology.

DigitalBridge-owned Vertical Bridge also revealed that Blair Crawford has been promoted to EVP of leasing & marketing. Both roles took effect from January 1, 2024.

"Bob and Blair are dedicated, proven leaders at Vertical Bridge and have played critical roles in our success to date," said president and CEO Ron Bizick.

"These promotions are a testament to the capabilities they bring to our company and a further example of the depth of talent across the VB team. I look forward to working with them in their new roles."

Founded in 2014, Florida-based Vertical Bridge claims to be the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure and locations in the United States, with a portfolio of more than 500,000 sites, including over 11,000 owned and master-leased towers.

Its portfolio spreads across all 50 US states plus Puerto Rico and is comprised of towers, rooftops, billboards, utility attachments, convenience stores, and other locations in support of wireless network deployments.