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Management

Melody Wireless Infrastructure has assembled a team of Veteran Telecom personnel for the leadership and management of this REIT.

Omar Jaffrey

Omar Jaffrey is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, and he has been instrumental in the launch and management of the Melody Companies. Mr. Jaffrey and Mr. Scaminaci jointly supervise and control the business and affairs of the company and formulate and implement the strategic plan that guides the direction of the business. Prior to founding Melody, Mr. Jaffrey held the titles of Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor for TAP Advisors. Prior to joining TAP Advisors, Mr. Jaffrey was a Managing Director of UBS Investment Bank (“UBS”), most recently serving as Americas Co-head of the Special Situations Group. Mr. Jaffrey also helped build UBS’s Telecom Media and Technology Investment Banking practice and was Global Head of Satellite Investment Banking and specialized in convergence of TMT between 2003 and 2009. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Jaffrey was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch where he built the Global Satellite Investment Banking practice. In the early 1990s, Mr. Jaffrey helped build Bear Stearns’ Investment Bank in Asia, and was a founding member of Bear Stearns’ Telecommunications sector Investment Banking practice. Mr. Jaffrey holds a Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies.

Andres Scaminaci

Andres Scaminaci is the Co-Founder and Managing Director, and he has been instrumental in the launch and management of the Melody Companies. Mr. Scaminaci and Mr. Jaffrey jointly supervise and control the business and affairs of the company and formulate and implement the strategic plan that guides the direction of the business. Prior to founding Melody, Mr. Scaminaci was a Managing Director at UBS, most recently serving as Americas Co-head of the Special Situations Group and head of the New York office. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Scaminaci was Head of Illiquid Credit Structuring for Latin America at Merrill Lynch. He also served on the Emerging Markets Structured Credit Team at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Scaminaci began his career as an attorney. He has worked for Akin Gump, Thelen Reid, and Bazan, Cambre & Orts with a focus on corporate and project finance. Mr. Scaminaci was licensed to practice law in both New York and Argentina. Mr. Scaminaci holds a law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Masters in Laws from Southern Methodist University.

David Bacino

David Bacino was named President, Melody Telecom on November 2014.
Bacino joined Melody Telecom from American Tower where he was the leader of West Region overseeing all activity for the Western United States.
Prior to this role, he served as the Global Vice President/General Manager of Wireless Solutions at Powerwave Technologies, leading the international teams in the deployment of end to end wireless solutions. Before this, he held the VP of Marketing Operations at Terrestar Networks overseeing the execution of Marketing efforts in the Americas. Prior to these roles, he held the Vice President of Global business development and Vice President of Enterprise sales at Nextel Communications roles overseeing both domestic and international teams.
David Bacino attended the University of Tulsa and University of Kansas and in 1983 received his Bachelor of Science degree.

Celine Hannett

Celine Hannett is Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, with over 25 years of finance and asset management experience. Prior to joining Melody, Ms. Hannett worked as Advisor to the COO at Starwood Capital Corporation from 2013 to 2014, and CFO and Treasurer at Plainfield Asset Management from 2006 to 2012. She was Senior Executive Director, Treasurer at Purdue Pharma L.P., a large privately held pharmaceutical manufacturer, from 2003 to 2006. From 1998 to 2003, Ms. Hannett worked at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP), where she held various finance positions, including Vice President—Corporate Treasury. In addition, she also held financial and operating positions at PepsiCo Inc., United Technologies Corporation and San Miguel Corporation. Ms. Hannett received a B.S. from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1986 and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1990.

Jorge Bauermeister

Mr. Jorge Bauermeister is counsel for Melody Wireless Infrastructure. He is an attorney based in San Juan, Puerto Rico with 20 years of experience in the telecommunications arena.  A graduate of Rutgers College (New Brunswick, NJ) and the University of Puerto Rico School of Law.

Mr. Bauermeister was the head of the Legal and Regulatory division in Centennial de Puerto Rico.  There he supervised and led the development of corporate policy in the company's wireless, wireline, cable television and Internet services. 

In 2002, he become a Commissioner of the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board.  During his tenure as a Commissioner, he was very active on and off the island and was appointed Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a member of NARUC's Board of Directors, and the state representative in the FCC’s Telecommunications Relay Service Advisory Council.

Julio Vega

Julio Vega is Director, Asset Operations.  As Director of Asset Operations, Julio is in charge of day to day management and commercial activities related to our property portfolios. He joins Melody Wireless Infrastructure from Claro PR, where he served as Infrastructure, Leasing and Real Estate Manager in charge of the wireless and wireline networks. As part of his responsibilities he was in charge of corporate negotiations with US and International Carriers. Previously he held various positions at Verizon PR covering finance, sales and marketing divisions.

Prior to his move into the Telecom sector, Julio worked in the pharmaceutical industry for companies, such as Amgen and Abbott Laboratories, where he was responsible for strategic budgeting and cost improvements projects. He has also experience in public accounting working for firms such as Deloitte and Arthur Andersen.

He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Business with a Magna Cum Laude BBA degree.

Lysandra Colon, CPA

Lysandra Colon is the Director of Finance, with over 15 years of experience in Accounting and Finance in the Telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining Melody, Ms. Colon held the Finance Manager Position at T-Mobile Puerto Rico LLC where she directed the financial planning and analysis team for Puerto Rico for 7 years.  In addition, she held various financial positions at Brightstar Corporation, including Controller.  At Brightstar, she had the opportunity to share best practices with other Latin-American subsidiaries such as Mexico, Ecuador and Dominican Republic. Under her leadership in 2007, the Puerto Rico subsidiary of Brightstar was the recipient of the Best Finance Team Award.

Lysandra graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BBA from the Interamerican University of PR and a MBA from the same institution. She also has ISO9000-2001 Certified Internal Auditor certification.