Todd Heiner is another member of our Executive Board. He is the Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of Express Locations LLC www.expresslocations.com, a T-Mobile Premium Retailer (TPR) representing T-Mobile USA www.t-mobile.com with 130 retail locations and more than 1,200 employees in 10 western states. He is a results orientated leader with over 30 years of strategic and operational management experience. Express was founded in early 2006 and has generated cumulative sales in excess of $500 million. Today, Express Locations is the second largest T-Mobile branded distribution partner in the United States.
As an original member of Pacific Northwest Cellular, Western Wireless and VoiceStream Wireless leadership teams, Todd’s leadership and skills helped the company grow from a rural carrier into a national presence. He helped launch numerous wireless markets throughout the United States beginning with VoiceStream Wireless first market in Hawaii. He helped lead the sales organization transition and integration of PowerTel, Aerial, Omnipoint and SOL Wireless in a series of acquisitions over a 2 year period. Todd lead the sales and distribution teams of over 3,500 employees and 700 company-owned retail stores covering an area of over 200 million people in the United States.
VoiceStream Wireless was sold to Deutsche Telekom in June 2001 for $30 billion. The company was soon rebranded T-Mobile USA. Mr. Heiner has extensive experience in the wireless industry. Prior to founding Express Locations LLC, Todd was also Vice President of Sales for Western Wireless where his efforts to revitalize the organization resulted in record setting customer growth. Western Wireless was sold to Alltel Wireless for $6.6 billion in September 2005.
Todd is a member of the BYU Entrepreneur Founders organization and lecturer with the BYU Marriott Business School and Center for Entrepreneurship. He has also lectured on entrepreneurism at Utah State University and Boise State University. Todd holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Utah State University. He and his wife Janet are the parents of five children.