Jon Buder is was born and raised in New York City. He began performing music at 6 years old, playing talent shows and school productions and dances. After studying piano and guitar (performance) at Syracuse University, Jon used his degree in Business administration to help further his career as a logistics engineer. A keyboardist and songwriter who toured the country with The Roadducks, during the 1980's and 90's, Jon has performed with Gregg Allman, .38 Special, members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Foghat, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Charlie Daniels to name a few. An accomplished songwriter, Jon has produced radio and cable jingles, and written many songs for Nashville and Rock'n'Roll recording artists.
Jon has two children, Nathan and Samantha and is a devoted father. He is currently employed by Jacobs Technology as a Sr. Logistics Engineer and Team Lead "supporting the US Marine Corps. He also serves as Chairman of the Quantico Chapter of the Society of Logistics Engineers and is a member of the Board of Directors of his community Homeowners Association."