W. Benjamin Moreland

W. Benjamin Moreland

Mr. Moreland is a private investor and retired CEO of Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI), a provider of wireless infrastructure in the U.S., where he remains a member of the Board of Directors.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Moreland served as Executive Vice Chairman from June 2016 through December 2017 and was President and Chief Executive Officer from July 2008 through May 2016. From 2000 through 2008, Mr.Moreland was Chief Financial Officer.Mr. Moreland joined Crown Castle in 1999, after 15 years with Chase Manhattan Bank and predecessor banks, primarily in corporate finance and real estate investment banking.

Mr.Moreland is a former board member and Chairman of the Board of WIA-The Wireless Infrastructure Association and former member of the Executive Board of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). He also served on the Board of Directors of Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN) from 2009 until its privatization in March 2018, andMonogram Residential Trust (NYSE: MORE) from 2016 until its privatization in September 2017. Mr.Moreland is also a former member of the executive board of the Greater Houston Partnership.Mr. Moreland currently serves on the Board of Houston Methodist Hospital, where he chairs the subsidiary, Methodist Health Centers Board. He is also a member of the Board of the Hope and Healing Center, a comprehensive mental health
resource non-profit serving the Houston Community and beyond. He is a member of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Advisory Council and Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee. He holds a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin and anMBA from The University of Houston. Mr.Moreland was selected to serve as a director for his varied executive experience, financial and transactional acumen and strategic insight.