About Us

Wireless Zone Franchise

About Us

We specialize in creating customers for life
Wireless Zone® is the largest Verizon franchisor in the U.S. with over 360 locations. Each is dedicated to being a technology center that provides solutions that keep customers connected and productive, offering the latest wireless devices, smart home products, bluetooth accessories and more. Wireless Zone® franchisees enjoy:

  • Community involvement 
  • Being part one of Verizon’s 6 largest national agents
  • Considerable growth over the past 12 months
  • Relationships with some of the world’s largest technology companies, like Samsung and Google

As a Verizon Authorized Retailer, Wireless Zone® combines the power of Verizon with the dedication of a local business. Developing a franchise model made it possible to find people with a vested interest in the success of their locations. These individuals are involved in the community, follow a proven process, provide engaging customer service and are driven to succeed. Based on our success and growth, we know these are the key ingredients for any winning business formula. Join us.


Executives

Michael Broe, Executive Vice President
Michael Broe joined Wireless Zone as Executive Vice President of Corporate Stores to lead the newly formed ATI, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ATI in July 2010. He was promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations in 2014. He was given responsibility for marketing, training, supply chain, systems standards, store build out and design, as well as business intelligence.

Mr. Broe brings 25+ years of retail multi-unit operations management experience. He advanced from entry level management to leading 600+ store field teams for RadioShack as the Great Lakes Area Vice President. Most recently, before joining Wireless Zone, he acted as Head of Store Operations for 680 Goodyear company-owned retail stores. Mr. Broe has expertise in recruiting, hiring, performance management, recognition and rewards systems, training, supply chain management and real estate. He also has experience in compensation plan development, customer sales training, and labor management systems. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business and is a former Commissioned U.S Army Officer.


Dave Staszewski, Executive Vice President
Dave Staszewski joined the Wireless Zone® team in 2006 as the Vice President of Business Development. He has more than twenty years of business and sales management experience. In April 2007, he was promoted to Vice President and General Manager. He joined the Executive staff in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Sales. He was then promoted to Executive Vice President of Sales in 2013. His duties as EVP of Sales include overseeing all Field Sales and Support Organizations to the franchise organization, Franchise Development as well as National, Regional and local Verizon relationships.

Dave’s career began with the development and management of the regional finance department of start-up wireless carrier Metro Mobile CTS. From there, he went on to build the Indirect Distribution and Reseller (MVNO) Channels. A niche that allowed him to excel as a manager and due to this, he developed a number of successful organizations for two of the nation’s largest wireless carriers.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Post University.


Brian Murtari, Chief Technology Officer
Brian Murtari joined the company in 2006 as the Chief Technology Officer. As a member of the Executive Staff, Mr. Murtari directs and manages all information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, Internet strategies, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy. He also oversees the planning and implementation of all business information systems. This includes sales, customer operations, Internet sales, Point of Sale, and internal communications.

Mr. Murtari’s experience includes serving as Director of Information Technology at Thales Broadcast & Multimedia, Inc. He managed all day-to-day IT operations for four North American Facilities. He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences from Central Connecticut State University. Since graduating, he has sought to expand his knowledge base through numerous training seminars and continued educational courses. At Wireless Zone, he has received a reputation for being the go-to technology guy. That is to say he has the insight and experience to help lead the company into the 21st century.


Robert G. Huelin, VP Legal and Compliance
Rob joined Wireless Zone in January, 2015 as Vice President, Legal and Compliance. Rob is responsible for all legal matters. This includes regulatory filings, contract negotiations, franchisee compliance and support, litigation, trademarks, in addition to outside counsel management and more.

Prior to joining Wireless Zone, Rob held senior in-house positions with United Technologies Corp. at Pratt & Whitney, where he negotiated jet engine purchases and advised on the creation of joint ventures to oversee jet engine production. At Otis Elevator Company, he was chief counsel to multiple Otis business units responsible for all legal matters. Rob began his career as a law clerk to the Hon Dominic J. Squatrito of the CT federal district court. He then entered private law practice as a trial attorney with Wiggin and Dana. He represented major franchisors, construction and commercial services firms.  

Rob graduated from Yale with a BA in History and earned his JD, with honors, from Columbia Law School. He lives in Farmington, CT with his wife and children.