Mitchell H. Saranow
Accomplished Executive and Community Advocate
About Mitchell H. Saranow
Over the course of his career, Mitchell H. Saranow has demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of several industries, including cable television, finance, and cosmetics technology. For the past 40 years, he has served as chairman of The Saranow Group, where he has started a number of companies. In 1977, Mitchell H. Saranow co-founded Mid-Atlantic CATV, which grew into the largest privately held cable provider in the country. The company was purchased by media giant Comcast in 2000.
Mitchell H. Saranow also founded Fluid Management L.P., a manufacturer of paint and ink color preparation equipment. As managing general partner and chairman, he drove the company’s rapid growth and secured a 65 percent global market share. Capitalized with $8 million, Fluid Management was sold nine years later for $135 million. More recently, Saranow founded SureTint Technologies, LLC, a hair color preparation software system that has secured more than a dozen U.S. patents to date.
Mitchell H. Saranow balances his professional responsibilities with membership in a number of professional and community organizations. As the past president and former director of the Juvenile Protection Association, he earned the group’s Distinguished Service Award on his departure in 2011. He has also served as the national commissioner of the Anti-Defamation League and a member of the Board of Governors for the Northwestern University Library.