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Michael E. Anderson

Senior Advisor

Michael Anderson is a Senior Advisor at Waller Capital Partners where he leads the firm’s broadcasting practice. Michael is based in New York and responsible for M&A, restructuring and other advisory services to radio and television broadcasters, as well as other media companies.

Michael has over 25 years of Wall Street experience, with the vast majority of that time focused on the media and communications industry. Michael was previously a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. where he led the firm’s broadcasting and cable franchise. Michael also worked at Merrill Lynch where he was responsible for the Media Group’s broadcasting practice, and was co-head of the Media and Telecommunications Group at Smith Barney at the time of its merger with Salomon Brothers. He began his career at Kidder Peabody.

Michael is the President of Cunningham Broadcasting and is a principal of iPORT Media, a digital network serving the health care industry.

Michael has an M.B.A. from Columbia University, graduating with top honors, and a B.S. from Cornell University. Prior to attending business school, Michael served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, where he was a Lieutenant at the time of his discharge.  He holds the Series 7 FINRA license.