Management ProfileDan Yannantuono
Chief Executive Officer
DirectSat USA LLC
Dan Yannantuono came to Unitek in 2005 after 12+ years of executive management in the telecommunications industry. He has a proven track record in both financial and operational leadership. Before becoming CEO, Mr. Yannantuono held the position of President of the Satellite Division. During his tenure DirectSat has become one of the largest contract partners for DIRECTV with over 2000 technicians nationwide.
Prior to DirectSat, he served as Vice President of Operations for DirectSat's parent company, UniTek Global Services. Before joining the UniTek Global Services family Mr. Yannantuono served as Vice President of Finance for a major telecommunications services provider. As one of the inaugural members of the executive team he was instrumental in helping the company to become the largest fulfillment contractor in the cable industry. Mr. Yannantuono has his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University and his MBA from Villanova University.
Vice President – Operations
DirectSat USA LLC
Jay has been with DirectSat USA since its inception in 2004. Jay was part of the management team that helped secure the company’s first HSP operation in Washington DC. Jay later assumed the role of Area Manager over the entire Chicago region. Most recently Jay held the position of Regional Director of Operations in the Midwest where he was responsible for the management of 12 offices and over 1000 technicians.
Jay has been in the telecommunications industry for over 10 years. He has worked in the telephony, cable and fiber portions of the business and has a proven track record of success in the various management roles he has held. Mr. Heaberlin is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.