Before founding Capacities International Broadcast Management in 1997, Rick Spinner provided consultant services for ABC, Inc. as Managing Director of Special Projects for the company. Preceding that, he was President, European Operations for ABC Cable and International Broadcast headquartered in Munich, Germany. His 30 year domestic television experience in sales and general management of television stations for ABC-TV culminated in the position of President and General Manager, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia.  Mr. Spinner holds a BA in Psychology from Kenyon College.