John Facella is a Fellow and Life Member of RCA, and the current president. He earned his BSEE degree from Georgia Tech, an MBA from Georgia State University, and is a registered professional engineer. His work career has spanned over 35 years in wireless, starting with service in the Army Signal Corps as a platoon leader, 28 years working for Motorola and Harris Corporation, and as a consultant. He serves on two National Fire Protection Association communications committees. He is also a radio amateur, and a life member of the ARRL, QCWA, and the Antique Wireless Association.