Executive Team

Bryant G. Barnes
President and Chief Executive Officer

Bryant joined Comporium in 1979 and served in many different capacities throughout the enterprise before being elected as president in 2002. After a year as president, he was elected chief executive officer in 2003.

Prior positions with Comporium include general manager and president of the data services business unit and vice president of information services for the enterprise.

Bryant has been a member of the Independent Telephone Pioneers since l994. He has served on several committees for the United States Telecommunications Association and the Organization for the Preservation and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies. He also has served as director of the South Carolina Telephone Association and chaired its management information services committee.

He was the first chair of the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and he recently served as a director of Success by Six. Currently he serves on the Clemson University Foundation Board of Directors and the Winthrop University Advisory Group. He is a member of the Rock Hill Rotary Club.

Bryant is a graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina.


D. Glenn McFadden
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Glenn joined Comporium in 1972 and now has responsibility for operations of Comporium’s telecommunications business, including call services, long distance, and Comporium’s North Carolina telecommunications operations. In addition, he is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair functions for the company’s cable television operations.

He began his career as a marketing representative, becoming director of marketing services in 1982. He then held a series of positions of increasing responsibility with the company, becoming senior vice president-operations in 2000, executive vice president-operations in 2004 and assumed his current position of Chief Operating Officer in 2008.
Glenn is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

He was the 2006 chair of the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is chairman of the Lewisville High School Scholarship Fund, a member of the Rock Hill Rotary Club, and a member of the board of visitors at the University of South Carolina-Lancaster.


John M. Barnes, Jr.
Executive Vice President – Marketing and Business Solutions

John joined Comporium in 1986 and has headed marketing for the enterprise since 2000. He is responsible for: marketing, business solutions, public information, advertising services and community relations.

He is a graduate of The Citadel with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and has attended the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

John currently is a member of the board of the Westminster Presbyterian Center, Inc. (dba Westminster Towers). He is past chair of the York County Chapter of the American Red Cross.


William C. Beaty, Jr.
Executive Vice President – Cable TV and Affiliate Relations

Bill joined Comporium in 1974 and has headed cable TV since 1978. He has held his current title since 2010.

Bill is a graduate of Presbyterian College with a bachelor’s degree in history.

He is the Vice Chairman of the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). He is also an active member of the American Cable Television Association (ACA).

He serves on the Board of Trustees of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU). He is Chairman of York County Growth Partners. He is a past member of the Rock Hill Planning Commission. He is a member of Rock Hill Sports Commission and York County Free Clinic Advisory Council.



Harry M. Miller, Jr.
Executive Vice President – Planning and Development

Harry joined Comporium in 1972 and is responsible for information technology, engineering and planning, Internet planning and development, network services, new venture startup, wireless planning and development.

He began his career as an assistant outside plant engineer in 1972 and progressed through engineering positions, becoming chief engineer for the company in 1983. He became vice president – engineering and planning in l991 and was named to his current position in 2000.

Harry holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University and is a registered professional engineer.

He served for eight years as a board member of the United States Telecom Association, the industry’s national trade association. Harry serves as a member of the York Technical College Commission and has been a member of the Comporium Pioneer Club since 1987.


Daniel R. Robertson
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer

Dan joined Comporium in 2006 from Springs Industries, Inc., where he was vice president – financial planning and analysis. Before joining Springs in 1977 and serving in a variety of senior financial roles, Dan was a senior accountant for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., Certified Public Accountants.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Appalachian State University and a master’s in business administration from Winthrop University.

Dan currently is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.



Matthew L. Dosch
Senior Vice President – External Affairs

Matt joined Comporium in 1994 and is responsible for external affairs, including assisting in development of short and long-term policy direction and strategic planning. Specific areas of responsibility include state and federal regulatory and legislative affairs, industry relations, provisioning of wholesale carrier services, carrier access billing, inter-company settlements and company “cost” development and tariff administration.

Formerly, he was manager of regulatory and legislative affairs for the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies, representing the views of small and rural local exchange carriers before the Federal Communications Commission, the Congress and other federal agencies.

Matt serves on numerous industry committees. He is a graduate of Duke University with a double major in public policy studies and English.



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