Dan Pecarina will assume the position of president and CEO of Winona-based Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) on January 1, 2013. Pecarina will succeed Gary W. Evans, who has served as president and CEO since 1998.
Pecarina and his wife, Mary Kaye, reside in Winona. They are the parents of Matthew Pecarina, a member of the technical support staff at HBC, and Renee Pecarina, a student at St. Maryís University of Minnesota.
Manuel De Angel will oversee HBCís offices in St. Charles, Plainview, Wabasha and Red Wing, in addition to his financial responsibilities.
A native of Puerto Rico and a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelorís degree in business and accounting, Manuel de Angel is married to Heidi Edelbach of Wabasha. They are the parents of three children, Alana, Manuel (Lito) and Ileana de Angel.