Mr. Matthew Newton is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Everest Infrastructure Partners. He also is an Angel Investor. Prior to co-founding Everest in 2015, Matt was the Vice Chairman of TriStar Investors, one of the largest and most successful acquirers of privately-held leased property in the wireless cell tower industry. Matt was a member of TriStar's Board of Directors from 2005 until the strategic sale of the business in 2014. Prior to joining TriStar, Matt was a Partner with Columbia Capital, a private equity partnership based in Alexandria, Virginia focused on investments throughout the communications, media and technology industries. Matt brings to Everest more than 20 years experience in the telecom infrastructure and private equity industries and has led private investments throughout his career that have realized the aggregate strategic value of more than $5 billion.