Nicole Castonguay, CEO
Has over 15 years of experience managing a diverse group of departments, new business units and new initiatives,
all of varying sizes focusing on customer satisfaction, employee development, and quality procedures. Nicole values
accountability, customer service, and commitment to daily operations. She has organized and developed a series of
metrics based on IS0 9001 processes in order to measure results.
The measurement tools enable ETA to provide constructive feedback to customers, investors, and employees. Her
focus is on communicating and reinforcing the direction of the company to insure innovation and continuous improvement.
Nicole holds a degree in Business Management from the University of Central Florida. Her knowledge in building
relationships with the Customers is a critical to the success of ETA Transit Systems. Nicole has held upper level
management positions with Extended Stay America, Hilton, and Target.
Nicole was recruited from the Hilton Corporation to manage the day to day operations for ETA Transit Systems.
Nicole oversees the Accounting, HR, Global Sales, and Customer Service departments.
John Maglio, President and General Manager
Has an extensive background in the management of technology and product development including previously serving
as Director of Software Engineering at GeoFocus, LLC, a provider of real-time Automatic Vehicle Location and
Passenger Information Systems for the commuter railroad industry.
Maglio holds degrees in both Computer Information Sciences and Finance from the University of Central Florida.
His knowledge of software engineering and Project Management have made Maglio a sought after resource for a wide
array of customers seeking systems that integrate leading edge technologies. Maglio has held senior level positions
in a variety of corporations including LASAS Technologies, Florida Power & Light, and The Walt Disney Company.
As a founding member of LASAS Technologies, Maglio architected a loan origination system used by leading financial
institutions such as Bank of America and Deutsche Financial Services. While with FPL and Disney, Maglio led projects
that utilized then cutting edge technologies such as object-based databases and SmallTalk, a purely Object-Oriented
Stephen Gunning, Technical Architect
Holds a degree in Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University specializing in networking and software engineering.
Prior to joining ETA Transit Systems, Steven was a Principal Software Engineer at xG Technology, Inc., an IP-centric developer
of advanced, innovative technologies that enhance wired and wireless communication.
With xG Technology, Stephen oversaw the configuration management and system integration of the VOIP based mobile switching
centers (MSCs), base stations, and mobile phone products. He also aided in the design and development of the custom applications
at the heart of xG Technology's product suite.
Prior to his tenure at xG Technology, Inc., Stephen served as a Senior Software Engineer at GeoFocus, LLC. After being promoted
to lead the Software Quality Assurance Group, Stephen developed tools and techniques that lead to break troughs in system scalability,
much improved software configuration management, and much fewer defects. There was a time that GeoFocus' TIMStar system was incapable
of supporting one of its largest customers. Stephen architected an automated test harness that made it possible to identify the root
cause of the bottlenecks and ultimately repair this critical issue. In addition to leading software test automation and quality
initiatives, Stephen played a major role in developing a train-borne communications system for Kinkisharyo cars sold to Valley Metro
and Sound Transit.