ABOUT LCC TELECOM
LCC Telecom Services headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois with satellite offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Austin, TX was founded by the attorney principals of LCC Law after 15 years of site acquisition experience in the telecom industry. LCC Telecom Services offers siting, leasing, zoning, building permitting services and expands its telecom solutions through its vendor partners with Architectural, Engineering and Environmental services.
LCC Telecom Services provides high volume, time focused, streamlined site acquisition services to major carriers, major tower companies, turnkey vendors, and specialized telecom asset companies among others.
The principals of LCC Telecom Services are:
- Laura Lora
- Wanchay Itmis
- Diana Castellanos
The management team of National Sales Director Deb Battaglia, Zoning Director Mike Bieniek, and Program Manager Susie Poirier lead a staff of attorneys, site acquisition consultants, real estate professionals, municipal planners and telecom specialists offering superior site acquisition services.
LCC Telecom Services is proudly 100% all women and all minority owned and is a member of the WBENC, MSDC, WWLF and supports and participates in the Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania state wireless associations among other wireless associations, events and educational seminars.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
LCC Telecom is the most professional, reliable site acquisition company you will ever work with. With a proven track record in the industry and good people on staff, you can rely on us to deliver on every site and every project.
Laura Lora, Attorney / Principal
Laura is one of three founding partners of LCC Telecom Services. Laura is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Laura completed her undergraduate studies at Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and International Relations, as well as, a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and went on to receive her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2000. Upon her graduation, Laura was a litigation associate at the law firm of Garretson and Santora. Laura was initiated into the Wireless Industry by being recruited by a major carrier as a Property Specialist in the Detroit Market.
Under LCC, Laura has acted as Program Manager for an internal reorganization of a major carrier in charge of an internal assignment of over 10,000 leases as well, as oversaw the outsourced Lease Administration department for a major carrier during its merger. In addition, Laura has been a Program Manager for multiple UMTS, LTE, Sector Adds, and other upgrade projects and has a strong working background on NSB, both, Indoor and Outdoor DAS and Small Cells. As an active member of the Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), Laura enjoys her work as the Central Region Events Director and is also a member of the Illinois State Wireless Association.
Laura is a native of the Dominican Republic, and speaks fluent Spanish and French. Laura enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Wanchay Itmis, Attorney / Principal
Wanchay is one of three founding partners of LCC Telecom Services and for over a decade has been involved in launching markets, telecom project management, and site acquisition nationwide. Wanchay is an attorney licensed in the State of Illinois. She attended Augustana College and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minor in Biology and French. She proceeded to law school at DePaul University where she earned her Juris Doctor in 2000. Recruited from DePaul, she immediately entered the telecom industry working as a Property Specialist for a major telecom carrier in Rosemont, Illinois, managing site acquisition firms in Ohio.
Wanchay is proud to be a member of an all Women owned and all Minority company specializing in site acquisition services for the telecommunications industry out of the greater Chicago area. She is a member of the Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), and the Illinois State Wireless Association. Born in Laos, Wanchay is fluent in Lao with a basic understanding of French and Spanish and currently pursues Turkish language studies. In her spare time, she likes to help plan events for friends and family and is an avid traveler and aspiring writer.
Diana Castellanos, Attorney / Principal
Diana is one of three founding partners of LCC Telecom Services, utilizing her program management skills daily in carrier and industry projects. Born in Long Island, New York, Diana moved to the Midwest where she attended Depaul University and majored in Political Science and International Studies and subsequently continued with DePaul Law School where she earned her Juris Doctor degree. As an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois since 2000, Diana was recruited directly from law school to work as a property specialist for a major telecom carrier in Rosemont, IL, Diana has over ten years of experience in the telecom industry engaged in site acquisition services of new site builds, modifications and site upgrades.
Diana is also a member of the Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), and the Illinois State Wireless Association. Diana resides in Chicago and speaks fluent Spanish as a descendant of Guatemalan and El Salvadoran parents. She enjoys running outdoors, spending time with her family and traveling abroad.
Deb Battaglia, Director of Business Development
Deb is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) that brings over 20 years of extensive experience to LCC Telecom Services in successful national, regional, and market operations and business development — including Site Development and Construction, Program and Project Management in the Wireless and Wind/Energy Industry. She is acquainted with and respected by a wide spectrum of wireless industry colleagues nationally from carriers, tower companies, vendors, and peers. Deb is Secretary and on the Board of Directors of the Ohio Wireless Association in addition to being a Member of PCIA, Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), and a member of 12 state associations and holds many certifications.
A real estate professional, Deb started her Wireless Industry career in Pennsylvania and has held high level positions in different sides of the industry bringing valuable industry insight to LCC Telecom Services. She successfully helps LCC Telecom Services in providing strategic planning and smart growth in developing and maintaining strong and lasting relationships with new and existing customers and identifying and providing market intelligence for client retention, sales opportunities and growth for accounts, regions, or lines of business.
Deb, who works out of LCC Telecom Services’s satellite office in Pittsburgh, is also a Zoning Officer for North Sewickley Township. She enjoys spending time with her family, boating, ATV riding, camping and skiing.
Susie Poirier, Program Manager/Attorney
Susie was born in Seoul, South Korea and speaks Korean. In her spare time, Susie enjoys spending time with her husband and son, reading, cooking and traveling.
Mike Bieniek, Sr. Zoning Director
Mike, who joined LCC Telecom Services in 2011, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planning and American Planning Association. He received his Master’s Degree from Kansas State University in Regional and Community Planning. Mike has worked in the wireless industry for over 14 years, specializing in zoning and permitting. During his time in the industry and with LCC Telecom Services, he has gained valuable insight and experience from hundreds of presentations before various municipal Boards covering all aspects, including new site builds, modifications and other site upgrades.
He is currently the Chairman of the City of Marengo, IL, Planning and Zoning Commission. Prior to working in the wireless industry, Mike worked in the public sector as a municipal planner. Mike is an avid sports fan and loves spending time with his family.
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