John S. Sanders is a principal in the firm of Bond & Pecaro, Inc. and was one of the founding members of the firm in 1986. Prior to his association with Bond & Pecaro, Inc., Mr. Sanders was Manager, Appraisal Group, with Frazier, Gross & Kadlec, Inc. He worked for that firm in various analytical and managerial positions between 1982 and 1986.
Mr. Sanders has been involved actively in both fair market valuations and asset appraisals of more than 2,500 television, radio, hardline and wireless cable, radio common carrier, newspaper and related communications businesses. He provides expert testimony in local, state, and Federal courts, as well as in arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Mr. Sanders has spoken on financial issues for the Cellular Telecommunications Association (CTIA), the Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA), the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Media Financial Management Association (MFM), the Telecom Publishing Group, and other organizations.
His commentaries have been published in the trade press, including Cellular Business, PCIA Journal, Open Channels, Broadcasting, TVNewsCheck, TV y Video LatinoAmerica, University Business, and Communications magazines and the Broadcast Financial Journal. He has been interviewed by publications including The Washington Post, The Orlando Sentinel, Communications, PCS News, Radio World, and Telephony.
Mr. Sanders received a B.A. Cum Laude in Economics and International Studies (Honors) from Dickinson College. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Virginia. He holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser ("ASA") designation from the American Society of Appraisers in the specialty of Business Valuation.