Brian Fontes has served as the Chief Executive Officer for the National Emergency Number Association since June 2008. As CEO, he is responsible for all aspects of the Association. He is currently on the Board of Directors of two committees, an institute, and a university. Previously, Fontes was Vice President of Federal Relations for Cingular Wireless and Senior Vice President for Policy and Administration at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).
Fontes received a Ph.D. in Mass Media/Telecommunications from Michigan State University's Department of Telecommunications.