Robert J. Sanders

Managing Director

Email: rsanders@kafafiangroup.com
Phone: 973-299-0300 x130

Mr. Sanders is a Managing Director of TKG and has participated in various operations/systems consulting and strategic planning engagements. He has over 35 years of consulting experience in Community and Regional Banks. In the past few years, Mr. Sanders has provided project management and participated in over 20 profit/process improvement engagements for Financial Institutions ranging in asset size of 100M to over 5B saving clients between $250K to $3.5M. He has managed the evaluation and selection of both hardware and software for more than 15 financial institutions including developing RFP requirements, evaluation criteria, and negotiating final contracts. Mr. Sanders’ experience spans from microcomputer to mainframe management and application software including utilizing various Financial Profitability Software.

Prior to joining TKG, Mr. Sanders was a Senior Vice President, responsible for new product development, operations, marketing and sales, at Financial Information, Inc., which provided daily information on corporate reorganizations, called bonds, put options and warrants to over 2,000 banks and broker/dealers worldwide. Revenues and net income doubled during his three-year tenure. Mr. Sanders was also Chairman of Brown, Sanders & Associates, Inc., where he concentrated efforts on trust cost accounting profitability software and security operations and implemented software in over 200 banks. He served as President of System Consultants Group, a consulting and software company. Mr. Sanders worked for KPMG’s management consulting department for seven years and was responsible for their financial institutions consulting practice for the Southeastern United States. Previously, he was associated with IBM as a Systems Engineer.

As a U.S. Army Airborne/Ranger Captain, Mr. Sanders served two tours of duty in Vietnam as an advisor to the only Vietnamese Airborne Division. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and Vietnamese Jump Wings as well as five other medals.

Mr. Sanders is a Certified Public Accountant and graduate of Bucknell University. He has attended numerous IBM management and programming schools and researched, developed and taught the only KPMG consulting class using audit related software. Additionally, Mr. Sanders has spoken before annual conventions of the Florida Bankers, Texas Bankers and Financial Management Society.

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