Round Room leads and invests in
companies serving the wireless industry.
THE CELLULAR CONNECTION, LLC
Founded in 1991, TCC is one of the largest Verizon Authorized Retailers in the United States, operating nearly 850 locations in 39 states from coast to coast. TCC’s nationally-recognized Culture of Good movement ensures that employees do good and give back in every community where stores are located.
Based in Fishers, Indiana, Round Room leads and invests in companies serving the wireless industry. With 1,241 TCC and Wireless Zone® stores across 43 states, Round Room is the largest Verizon Authorized Retailer in the U.S. The company began to expand operations through strategic investments in Redux and developing solutions in complimentary areas. The establishment of Round Room Holdings, Inc. continues this evolution, driven by our guiding principle to serve our customers, employees, and communities.
Chad Jensen became the president of TCC and Wireless Zone in January, 2019. Previous to his current position, Chad held roles of increasing accountability including running finance, supply chain, IT, and HR. Chad began working for TCC in 2009 as chief financial officer. Throughout his career, he has held various financial and consulting roles at Lincoln Financial Group, Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers, continuously progressing to more accountable roles within each organization at a rapid pace.
Chad has been recognized 2 times as CFO of the year by the Indiana Business Journal.
Chad serves on the regional advisory board and governing board for Make-A-Wish Foundation and has previously served on the board of the Indiana chapter of the American Red Cross.
A graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Chad earned a double major in accounting and finance. He and his wife Calhoun have been married for over 20 years and have two children: Chayse and Kate.
Chief Legal Officer
Katie Wiley was appointed Chief Strategy Officer for Round Room in January 2019. Katie began her career at Round Room as the legal counsel for TCC, after transitioning from private practice and a stint with Closure Systems International. In her time with TCC, she helped to build the in-house legal team from the ground up, eventually being named Chief Legal Officer for all of the Round Room companies. During Katie’s time as the Chief Legal Officer, she was responsible for overseeing not only the Legal function, but also Human Resources, Compliance and Ethics, TCC’s Real Estate, Maintenance, Construction and Facilities teams and mergers and acquisitions. Through each of these elements of her role, Katie has played a major part in the growth of Round Room, which is now a $2 billion-dollar company with over 2,300 employees across the nation and an expanding group of portfolio companies.
Not only is she dedicated to our business, Katie has been on the board of directors for The Children’s TherAplay Foundation for over 11 years, serving on the Executive Committee for more than half of that time and having acted as Vice President and President. This organization performs physical and occupational therapy for children with special needs, using horses to perform the therapy. Further, over the past year, Katie has energetically supported the homeless community of Indianapolis. She developed a passion for this cause and has since created over 1000 “blessing bags” filled with necessities and hand delivered to those in need.
A graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Communications, with Highest Distinction, Katie earned her J.D. Law, Magna Cum Laude from Indiana University School of Law. Katie and her husband, Justin, live in Westfield with their two boys.
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