Dwight ‘Doc’ Wininger, of Peoria, AZ, became Executive Vice-President, External Relations of Pinpoint Holdings, Inc., effective January 1, 2016. Before that, he had served as Executive Vice-President, External Relations and Vice-President for Governmental Relations and Business Development for Pinpoint Holdings, Inc., since September 1, 2012.
Before assuming his position at Pinpoint, Wininger had more than 30 years of telecommunications policy experience as an employee at the Nebraska Legislature, the Nebraska Public Service Commission and in the telecom industry in Nebraska. Wininger started as a Legislative Aide in 1980 and spent eight years working for the Speaker of the Legislature and the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee Chairman. From early 1988 until late 1994, he served as the Executive Director of the Nebraska Public Service Commission. He then spent two years as President of the Nebraska Telecommunications Association.
Immediately prior to coming to Pinpoint, for 16 years Wininger was President of SBW Consulting, a division of Strain, Slattery Barkley, CPAs, a Lincoln-based firm providing services to Independent telecommunications providers. As President of SBW Consulting, he was responsible for developing policy strategies for his clients as well as assisting clients with their strategic planning. He is generally recognized as a preeminent Nebraska expert in rural telecommunications policy and is routinely called on to present seminars to policy makers and their staffs on telecommunications policy and finance history. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University (History) and a Masters of Public Administration (with an emphasis in Public Policy) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.