DFT Communications Adds To Business Sales Team

FREDONIA – DFT Communications has added Erica K. Maloney and Christopher J. Pukay to its business sales team.

Maloney has been hired as a sales support specialist and Pukay as senior sales engineer.

“We are excited to add these two professionals to our business sales team,” said Ellen Ditonto, DFT Communications director of sales and business development. “Chris Pukay is known across the region and the country for his expertise in satellite TV installations in the hospitality market and for audio-visual design and installations. He has years of experience with engineering and estimating wiring projects and integrating multiple services for small and large commercial customers. Erica Maloney has sales and customer service support skills that will help DFT maximize the relationship with our valued business customers. She will serve as one of two sales support specialists in the department who will be servicing our regional customers.”

Maloney brings a diverse background in sales and marketing to DFT Communications. Previously a retail sales manager for Windstream Communications in Jamestown, she oversaw the day-to-day retail operations in both New York and Ohio. She has also been in marketing, sales and box office management for the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, as well as a housing and mortgage counselor for Chautauqua Opportunities. She is a lifelong resident of Chautauqua County, living in Bemus Point. She is married to Marcus Maloney and has one son, Greyson.

Formerly with Escape Wire Solutions LLC in Buffalo, Pukay served as vice president of operations and national sales manager. He has been an independent sales representative with Rich Company in Rochester, was president and a partner with CIR Direct Digital Solutions Inc. in Buffalo, president and owner of Communication Task Group Inc., also in Buffalo, and served in several technical capacities with Otari Corporation in Foster City, Calif. Pukay attended Springville-Griffith Institute in Springville and the University of Miami. He and his wife Wende are the parent of two daughters, Kimberly and Lauren.

“I am extremely happy and pleased to welcome both Erica and Chris to our already dynamic and professional sales team. Both of these individuals bring a strong background in sales, technology and customer service to our growing family of services. We hope many of Erica and Chris’s former customers and friends will contact them and continue to receive the same great customer service and quality work both they and DFT are known for,” said Mark R. Maytum, DFT Communications president and COO.

DFT Communications is located at 40 Temple St., Fredonia and 332 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown. Additionally, The Netsync Store is located at 38 Temple St., Fredonia, and 279 E. Fairmount Ave., in the Lakewood Village Center in Lakewood. For more information, visit www.dftcommunications.com.