Transit Wireless, a 5G wireless infrastructure company, announced that Jeff Garte has joined the company as chief financial officer. In his senior leadership role, Garte will drive financial strategy to facilitate the company’s growing 5G infrastructure buildouts and support its expanding public-private partnerships. Garte is based in New York City and will report directly to Melinda White, chief executive officer of Transit Wireless. In his new role, Garte will be responsible for overseeing the financial strategy and leadership of the company, including FP&A, accounting and IT.
Garte has more than 20 years of financial and operational experience in public and private companies. He previously served as CFO of Globecomm Systems and has held executive level financial roles at CSC Service Works, Hibernia Networks and AboveNet.
“With Jeff’s background in global telecommunications and extensive financial leadership experience, he is an excellent addition to our senior leadership team,” White said. “He has thrived in high-growth, high-performance environments, and his significant expertise will be invaluable as we continue to advance our 5G-ready fiber networks in New York City and beyond.”