Mr. Huffman founded ONUG Communications in August of 1999. Prior to that he served as Director of Professional Services for a large southeastern Engineer, Furnish and Install company which was purchased by Alcoa-Fujikura, Ltd. As founder of the Professional Service Division, Mr. Huffman was responsible for the development of the concept and business plan. The implemented business plan was a successful division start-up showing profit within two years. His 18 years experience in the telecommunications and utility industry has enabled him to provide many customers with varying assessments of industry trends including: “last mile” networks, data, CATV, and broadband technologies. Daniel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University. Prior to his position of Director of Professional Services, he held various management and technical positions with BellSouth Telecommunications.
Director, Human Resources
Mr. Bartuska joined ONUG in October 2013 with responsibility for all human resources matters, as well as finding new, great talent. Those responsibilities continue today, and he has been on the front lines helping to fill each important ONUG seat.
With senior level HR certifications including SPHR & SHRM-SCP, John is also trained & certified in Six Sigma process improvement methods, behavioral testing and interviewing, management / leadership development & recruiting. He has personally managed and led teams from 5 to 200, and been involved in interviewing & hiring more than a thousand recruits.
Prior to joining ONUG, Mr. Bartuska held operational and HR leader roles in midsized to large, global companies. His varied industry experience includes telecommunications, insurance, healthcare, electronics and office solutions. John also started and ran his own smaller businesses delivering recruiting, consulting & hospitality services.
Project Manager & Sales
Mr. Sposito has over 38 years in the telecommunications industry, holding positions in product engineering, engineering management, marketing, product management, business development, sales and project management. He has worked on Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) products and deployments for over 21 years. Mr. Sposito holds patents in data switching and optical network units. He is a US Air Force veteran and has an Electronic Engineering degree from North Central State College, Mansfield Ohio. Dick has been involved in many first applications: fiber to the home with switched analog video 1988, SONET based fiber to the curb with analog video overlay 1992, fiber to the home using CWDM technology to provide voice, data and video both analog and digital (1000 home sub-division) 2000, the first total municipality overbuild with fiber to the home (Falls Church Virginia; 28,000 homes) 2005 and the first service deployment of IPTV (Atlanta Georgia) 2007. He has experience in leading successful projects.
Mr. Wilborne joined the ONUG team in August, 2017. After holding senior executive positions with major telecommunications companies such as Windstream, Sprint, and Frontier, Mr. Wilborne has spent the last six years assisting privately held companies expand and grow their telecommunications sales and service organizations. With over 40 years in telecommunications, he has led business market sales/support and operations for both ILEC and CLEC markets. In addition, Don was head of a regional cable commercial business division including all telephony and high-speed data infrastructure for residential cable customers as well as P&L responsibilities including sales, marketing, customer service, engineering, operations, budget development and long term strategic planning for all business markets. Other related experience includes having been President of a regulated electric utility engineering and construction division responsible for transitioning the business into a competitive sales and marketing organization. Don holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from High Point University and an MBA from Wake Forest University.