|Team Member Bio -> Eric Damman|
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company - General Manager
Eric, a 30 year veteran of the Telecommunications Industry, began his career in 1980 working in the Business Unit at Pacific Telephone while pursuing an electrical engineering degree at Sacramento State University, California.
In 1983 he joined the staff at Farmers Mutual Telephone Company in Okolona, Ohio, where he worked in various plant related positions, including plant design engineering, plant manager and later as assistant general manager, and in 1995 he was promoted to general manager. A position he continues to hold today.
Eric also holds officer and director positions on affiliate company boards including, President of Bright.net North Inc, an Internet service company; Treasurer of Com Net Inc. (Board Member since 2000), a network management and operational support company; Secretary of Bright Long Distance LLC, a Long Distance Company; President of Broadband Network Group LLC, a Fiber Optic Network management company and is a Director of the Ohio Telecom Association.
He is also very active in his community, serving as past board member of the Community Improvement Corporation, an economic development agency and as Chair of the American Red Cross Henry County Chapter.