John founded Contract Video Specialists in 1985 and has over 40 years of experience in the electronic field. He has a life-long interest in radio and television.  John trained in the Navy in electronics, and has worked in such fields as laboratory engineering technician, magnetic tape evaluation, audio recording, and video production.  He attended the University of Maryland RTVF program and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and the Society of Cable Television Engineers. He holds a certification by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Certified Senior Television Engineer.