The ARX Wireless management team has the wireless business in its DNA. With well over 120 years of combined experience building personal relationships in the industry, and a unique understanding of wireless infrastructure, our team brings mastery and understanding to the national wireless market. Our commitment is to go above and beyond in meeting your deployment goals and to fully exceed your expectations. As an independently operated firm, we’re exceptionally nimble and proactive, providing our customers with a worry-free, customized experience on every project. Whether the challenge you’re facing is financial, a time constraint, or a complex installation – our team will ensure your project comes in on time and on budget.
As Chief Executive Officer of ARX Wireless, Keith Coppins brings a wealth of knowledge about building carrier relationships and efficiently developing wireless infrastructure in diverse areas – no matter how challenging the project.
Coppins has been working in the wireless industry since 1994, serving in key development and management executive positions for a number of leading tower infrastructure companies. His skill in developing and overseeing wireless telecommunications sites was instrumental in helping companies explore new tower and infrastructure solutions for their wireless carrier clients.
Before joining ARX, he served as the President and Partner of Phoenix Partnership LLC, where he developed new wireless telecommunication sites in diverse geographical areas and regulatory landscapes across the U.S.
While working as Vice President of Development and Operations for Optasite, Inc., Coppins successfully developed critical wireless sites across the Northeast while managing a team of consultants for T-Mobile. He’s also held executive development and management positions at American Tower Corporation.
Mr. Coppins attended the College of Charleston.
Julie D. Kohler
Julie is the General Counsel of ARX Wireless, where she brings nearly 30 years of experience in the legal and wireless communications industries.
Julie has been a strong advocate for the wireless industry since the late 1990’s. She has significant experience with the Telecommunication Act of 1996 (“TCA”), its implementing regulations and the various FCC Declaratory Rulings and Orders that have been adopted in furtherance of the TCA.
Julie was instrumental in the formation of ARX Wireless in 2019 and represented the company as outside counsel for the following 4 years. Prior to officially joining ARX Wireless in 2023, Julie was a partner in a well-respected Connecticut law firm, developing and chairing the firm’s Telecommunications Group and co-chairing the Land Use Group. In these roles, she represented numerous major telecommunications providers and tower companies in the negotiation, acquisition, and implementation of wireless telecommunications facilities. She has had extensive experience representing telecommunications, energy and land use clients before state agencies, as well as local boards and commissions.
Julie has had pivotal roles in the approval of numerous unique telecommunications projects, including the statewide modernization of client telecommunication infrastructure, and the first public Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in Connecticut. She also was a lead attorney representing a municipal consortium in the controversial high-powered transmission line installation through Connecticut’s Fairfield, New Haven, and Middlesex counties.
She graduated from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She also graduated from Quinnipiac University Law School with the degree of Juris Doctor.
Julie is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New York, District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.
As Director of Business Development of ARX Wireless, Brian Robinson is an experienced wireless industry executive with a unique ability to meet wireless infrastructure needs through creative problem solving and prioritizing business relationships.
Brian started his journey in the wireless industry in 1999. He developed a wealth of experience in operations and program management and exceled in the business development role. In the past 24 years, Brian has worked with Tier 1 wireless carriers, regional carriers, and tower companies of all sizes. He also played significant roles in a variety of services companies, negotiating new business transactions and tracking results. Before joining ARX, Brian served as the Director of Business Development at Fulton Technologies, Inc. where he was integral to client diversification and margin control.
Brian has a history of improving revenue by creating strategic plans for future opportunities. He places a priority on developing long-standing business relationships and is uniquely skilled at negotiating complex agreements by finding creative solutions.
Brian attended the University of Illinois.
As the Director of Finance of ARX Wireless, Chris is responsible for all company finance and accounting functions. He is a corporate finance professional with ten years of experience, having worked in roles across several industries and corporate finance functions. He has extensive experience in financial reporting, planning and analysis, treasury management and operations.
Prior to his work at ARX Wireless, Chris was the Finance Director of Eleox, a start-up technology company backed by six of the world’s largest energy trading companies. At Eleox he led all finance and accounting functions while also gaining experience in the HR and Operations functions. His prior work experience includes various finance and accounting positions at ConocoPhillips and Ernst & Young.
Chris has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from The University of Texas and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Rice University.
Cory Samples is the Director of Operations of ARX Wireless, where he brings more than 20 years of experience as a professional and executive in the real estate and wireless infrastructure industries.
Prior to joining ARX Wireless, Samples held multiple roles over 10 years at CLS Group, including Director of Operations. In this role, he grew as a leader in wireless infrastructure services for major carriers, tower owners, and OEMs. Cory was integral in building CLS Group up to an acquisition to Telamon where he served as Director of Operations, then Director of Key Accounts for 5 years.
With his background in real estate, site development, project management, and operations, Samples brings a broad level of experience to the ARX Wireless team. He is also an expert in all aspects of wireless infrastructure services, including site acquisition, site development, engineering, construction, and project management.
Cory attended the University of Central Oklahoma.
Kyle Edge is a Senior Project Manager for ARX Wireless, to which he brings more than 13 years of professional experience in siting development projects.
Prior to joining ARX in 2022, Kyle was employed by Mobilitie and KGI Wireless, where he successfully permitted and constructed more than 450 telecommunications sites in various local markets. Kyle oversaw and coordinated workflow between real estate, engineering, surveyor/field technicians, and contractors. He came to ARX with substantial experience with lease agreements, collocations approvals, permitting, A&E site walks and design, pre and post construction walks, and community outreach.
As a project manager, Kyle is responsible for new site identification, site acquisitions, lease negotiations, and site construction management. Consistent with ARX’ reputation for delivering tough sites, Kyle’s goal is to make possible those telecommunication sites that seem impossible.
Kyle attended Sam Houston State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Management.