About Us

Vertex Development, LLC

Vertex was founded in Florida in 2004 as a premier owner and operator of wireless towers. The Vertex Team is committed to providing expert service to nationwide carriers on a local level. Vertex's founder, Alan Ruiz has twenty-five years of experience in the telecommunications tower industry and has been directly responsible for developing hundreds of sites.

Vertex's specialization in the Florida market and local communities has allowed Vertex to provide clients with a superior quality of work, stronger client communication, and greater attention to detail than its competitors. The Vertex Team’s expertise and dedication to each project is evident in their ability to cater to each site's unique needs throughout all project stages, from the initial site walk to the last installation.

Local Management Team

Alan Ruiz, Founder & Manager
Alan has over 25 years of experience in the tower industry. In 1997 he cofounded Acme Towers, Inc., which later merged with ClearShot Communications, LLC. In 2004 Alan founded Vertex Development.

Jennifer C. Frost, PMP, Program Manager
A graduate from the University of South Florida, Jen joined Vertex in 2007 as a Project Manager. Jen works closely with all aspects of tower siting, including Site Acquisition, Leasing, Zoning and Permitting. She is a licensed real estate sales associate and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

William L. Brown, ECM, General Contractor
Bill founded Expert Construction Managers (ECM) in 2001. ECM performs all construction management and general contracting duties for Vertex. Working side-by-side since 2004, ECM and Vertex provide a level of service and quality that is unsurpassed in the tower industry. (CGC1504255)

Our Partners and Clients

Vertex works with a strong network of industry partners. If you are interested in becoming a Vertex partner, please visit our contact page.

Community Outreach

Vertex is proud to support the following community programs and organizations.