Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Since 2014, Mr. Moskowitz has been President & Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, of Centennial Towers. Prior to this role, Mr. Moskowitz was President & Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of NextG Networks, the leading provider of distributed antenna systems (DAS) and small cell sites in the United States, until completing the successful sale of the company to Crown Castle Corporation in April 2012.
Mr. Moskowitz started in the site infrastructure business in 1997 as an executive with American Tower Corporation. He held a variety of executive management positions during his tenure, most notably as President of the U.S. Division for 7 years, helping the company expand from 500 to more than 20,000 tower sites, distributed antenna systems (DAS) networks and construction management services.
Before joining American Tower, Mr. Moskowitz worked for 12 years in the media business. He held various sales, marketing and executive management positions at The Katz Media Group, the leading broadcast media representative in the United States.
Zaid F. Alsikafi
Zaid Alsikafi has served as a Director of Centennial Towers since 2014. Mr. Alsikafi is a Managing Director on the MDP Telecom, Media & Technology Services team. Before joining MDP, Mr. Alsikafi was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the financial institutions group, and with MDP as an Associate for 2 years. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Liquid Web, Q9 Networks, Inc., QuickPlay Media, Inc., and Univision Communications Inc. Mr. Alsikafi holds a B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Havard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Jonathan Bettsak is currently Founding Chairman and Director of Centennial Towers. In the past 10 years, Mr. Bettsak Co-Founded and is Senior Managing Partner of Breslau Capital Partners, LLC an early stage VC fund based in Panama and New York. He also serves on the board of Travelex Panama. Mr. Bettsak served as Director of Digicel Panama and eVolution Networks, among other positions. Mr. Bettsak holds a B.A. in Finance from American University, and is an alumni of the OPM Program at the Harvard Business School.
Abraham (Abe) Btesh has served as a Director of Centennial Towers since 2016. Mr. Btesh is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Navigator Family Offices. He graduated from Bentley College in Massachusetts with a bachelor´s degree in marketing and joined his family-owned business, managing the education and corporate divisions for more than 10 years with a focus on branding, product development and marketing strategies.
Mr. Btesh has 20+ years of business experience in Latin America where he honed his expertise in sourcing products from Asia and in the wholesale import and export business. With operations in Brazil, Colombia and Panama, Mr. Btesh led new business development, sourcing and negotiating, start up processes and overall production. As an entrepreneur, he is also a successful private equity investor, real estate developer and administrator.
Roberto A. Jimenez is a Director of Centennial Towers. Mr. Jimenez is a Managing Partner of Breslau Capital Partners, LLC., President of Grupo Compañía Azucarera La Estrella (CALESA), Secretary of The Panama Stock Exchange, and Director of Latinclear among others. During his career he helped develop the capital markets in Panama, structuring innovative market leading transactions. He managed the Corporate Finance efforts of Wall Street Securities (1993-02) and The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. (Panama) (1990-93). He has participated in numerous boards across the private sector and was Syndic of the Rotary Foundation. Mr. Jimenez holds a B.A. in Economics and Financial Management from The Catholic University of America, an M.B.A. from George Washington University, and completed Chase´s NY Corporate Finance Program.
Scott G. Pasquini
Scott Pasquini has served as a Director of Centennial Towers since 2014. Mr. Pasquini is a Managing Director on the MDP Telecom, Media and Technology Services team. Prior to joining MDP, Mr. Pasquini was an Associate at GTCR Golder Rauner and with Merrill Lynch in their mergers & acquisitions group. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Liquid Web, Things Remembered and Topps Company, and is actively involved with MDP’s investment in Q9 Networks, Inc. Mr. Pasquini holds a B.S.E. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
James Perry, Jr.
Jim Perry has served as a Director of Centennial Towers since 2014. Mr. Perry is a Managing Director on the MDP Telecom, Media & Technology Services team. Prior to co-founding MDP, Mr. Perry was with First Chicago Venture Capital for 8 years. Previously, he was with The First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Perry concentrates on investments in the telecom, media and technology services sector and currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Asurion Corporation, Intermedia.net, Inc., Liquid Web, The Topps Company, Univision Communications, and Chicago Public Media. He is on the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and serves as Vice-chairman of the School Board of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Mr. Perry holds a B.A from University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.