Mr. Grimes is co-founder and COO of Strategic Venue Partners. Prior to SVP, Rich Grimes served as COO of InSite’s DAS and Small Cell Group, where he led strategy, development and operations for one of the largest privately held wireless infrastructure companies in the US. Mr. Grimes has over 22 years of expertise in wireless infrastructure development and venue management and has led some of the largest DAS venue development projects in the US. Mr. Grimes pioneered the monetization of wireless real estate leases. Before InSite, Mr. Grimes served as CEO & Managing Partner of Capital Tower Group a wireless infrastructure development firm. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Wireless Capital Partners, a Goldman Sachs, Citicorp & Macquarie owned wireless infrastructure and financial services company. Before Wireless Capital Partners, Mr. Grimes was the Director for National Network Real Estate Strategy at AT&T Wireless. He holds a BA from Santa Clara University and a JD from Western State University College of Law.