Our Staff

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Regardless of your Executive level search requirements, our staff is uniquely equipped to successfully execute the search for you.

Uniquely Qualified, Highly Trained:

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Our staff represents one of the most qualified, experienced and diverse groups among Executive Search Firms. Our staff is uniquely qualified to represent your company on any executive level search.

Our firm was founded by Gib Snyder in 1979. Gib held hourly jobs working on the manufacturing floor while obtaining an engineering degree and starting for four years on the Southern Illinois University baseball team. He also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force with a year of service in Vietnam.

If your company has Executive Staffing requirements at the CEO & Board level or in the areas of Operations, Supply Chain, Design Engineering, Research and Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Quality Assurance, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Information Services or Legal Counsel our consultants bring the following to you:

  • Extensive, successful Executive Search experience in all disciplines.
  • The technical knowledge and engineering ability to understand complex products and manufacturing processes as a result of our staff's Degreed Engineering and Registered Professional Engineering expertise.
  • The financial and accounting expertise to understand the total vision of your company based on both hands-on experience and professional accreditations.
  • Legal knowledge and corporate level tax expertise with manufacturing firms based on hands-on experience and professional licensing.
  • Sales and Marketing and Business Development experience resulting from twenty years of personal experience in the manufacturing sector.
  • Well trained; our training goes beyond the requirements of most Executive Search Firms and exceeds the requirements of certification in the Executive Search business. Each new member of our staff must work closely with, and under the tutelage of our company's founder. It is our philosophy to hire individuals with talent and integrity and train them to our internal standards of Executive Search.
  • Actively involved in volunteer work, coaching youth basketball, baseball, soccer and golf, church work and family activities.

Credentials Of Our Executive Search Consultants, Well-Educated, Diverse Backgrounds:

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Skill sets of staff members who have contributed to the success of our firm include:

  • A Certified Public Accountant with membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Accounting and financial experience with a Big Four Accounting Firm.
  • A degreed Registered Professional Engineer Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois and Missouri with hands-on, shop floor manufacturing experience and experience with responsibility managing multiple, major project engineering assignments.
  • A degreed consultant who has grown up in the manufacturing sector as a result of his family owning and managing a successful manufacturing company for over 100 years. This consultant has worked in the manufacturing sector for twenty years including service at the executive level in Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Distribution.
  • A degreed engineer with 25 years of manufacturing experience including multi-plant P&L experience, international experience and experience serving as the Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing reporting to the CEO of a $500 million manufacturing company.
  • A graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in psychology with ten years of experience in Executive Search.
  • A Vice President of Manufacturing with 25 years of experience with a $300 million manufacturing company.
  • A degreed consultant with 25 years of executive level experience in the telecommunications business.
  • A licensed Attorney with a Law Degree from St. Louis University, membership in the Missouri Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association and experience with Big Four Accounting Firms and the manufacturing sector.
  • A graduate of the prestigious David Glass School of Business at Missouri State University, who has spent most of his life associated with the Executive Search Business.
  • A Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University.
  • An MBA from the prestigious post graduate Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
  • Bachelor of Science in Management from Purdue University.

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