Technology >> CEO Interviews >> June 30, 2003

Terry Ashwill – Wireless Facilities Inc (wfii)

TERRY M. ASHWILL has been Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer of Wireless Facilities, Inc., since 2000. He works with the Founder and Chairman of this global wireless services company, and co-architected the major strategic initiatives leading to a quadrupling of the company's market capitalization value. Prior to joining Wireless Facilities Mr. Ashwill was Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Perot Systems Corporation from 1996-2000; Chief Financial Officer of True North Communications, Inc., from 1991-1996; Chief Financial Officer of Carlson Companies, Inc., from 1988-1991; Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Ryder System, Inc. from 1974-1988; Vice President Finance, Ryder Distribution Systems Division from 1979-1981; Director Corporate Strategic Planning, Ryder System, Inc. from 1977-1979; Director Financial Planning, Vehicle Leasing and Services Division, Ryder System, Inc. from 1975-1977; Manager, Corporate Planning, Ryder System, Inc. from 1974-1975; Senior Financial analyst, Ryder System, Inc. 1974; Senior Financial Analyst at Ford Motor Company from 1972-1974; Financial Analyst, Ford Motor Company from 1972-1973, and from 1967-1970 he was a Registered Representative of the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Ashwill has an MBA degree with honors from Oregon State University and a BS degree from the University of Oregon. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Wireless

Facilities and an overview of what the company is doing at the present


Mr. Ashwill: Wireless Facilities was formed in