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Timothy S. Pecaro

Timothy S. Pecaro is a principal and founder of the firm of Bond & Pecaro, Inc. Before the formation of Bond & Pecaro, Inc. in 1986, Mr. Pecaro was a Vice President with Frazier, Gross & Kadlec, Inc. Prior to this; Mr. Pecaro was employed in the programming department at NBC in Chicago.

Mr. Pecaro has actively participated in the development, research, and preparation of appraisal reports for owners of radio, television, cable, newspaper, radio common carrier, satellite, telecommunications, tower, new media, programming, and Internet properties. He has also prepared special research reports for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Cable Television Association (NCTA), and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

Mr. Pecaro has been retained to appraise over 4,000 media, communications, and technology companies. He has also been retained to provide special market studies and individual research projects for the management of media, communications, and technology properties and related industries. For the Media Financial Management Association (MFM), he is a Board Member, a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, and was formerly Vice Chairman.  Mr. Pecaro was the Co-Chair of the association's 2004 and 2005 annual conferences, past Chairman of the Tax and New Media Committees, and is a current member of the Cable Television, Technology, and Tax Committees. Mr. Pecaro was also a member of the NAB Tax Advisory Panel, the MFM Task Force on media like-kind exchanges, and the NCTA Working Group on SFAS 157 and SFAS 141(r). He is a co-Editor and contributing author of Understanding Broadcast & Cable Finance from Focal Press.

Mr. Pecaro has testified as an expert witness in connection with media and telecommunications valuation matters before federal, state, and local courts; the FCC; and the Joint Committee on Taxation. He has also spoken on media and technology financial issues at the annual conferences of the National Association of Broadcasters, the Media Financial Management Association, the National Cable Television Association, the Broadband Tax Institute, the International Business Forum, the Strategic Research Institute, and Telocator. Additionally, Mr. Pecaro has been a guest lecturer at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Mr. Pecaro received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio/Television Communication Arts from Monmouth College in 1976. He graduated Cum Laude with highest honors in his major field of study.