Snider Bio

Andy Snider

President, Snider Associates


For the last 20 years, Andy Snider has been a consultant, team facilitator, and business leader working with leadership teams to help them achieve dramatic performance improvements. Andy’s specialty is helping organizations adapt and thrive in new or changing environments.

Since 2000, Andy has been the CEO of Snider Associates, a consulting organization focused on helping organizations reach the next level by designing and implementing strategies and off-sites to build organizational and leadership capacity. Some of Snider Associates’ clients have included: Athenium Software, Authentic Leadership Institute, Binswanger Corporation, Cambridge Leadership Associates, Covestor, Davita Medical, Grand Circle Travel, Heartland Payment Systems, Intuit, Ketchum PR, Legal Sea Foods, Management Concepts, Ridge Training, Visiting Nurses of NY, and Yum Brands.

Snider has facilitated leadership retreats for a wide variety of executive groups including: YPO Forums, HBS Alumni Forums, Wharton AMP program participants, and Harvard Business School AMP program participants.

Andy has taught Leadership in Executive programs at Harvard University and in the MBA Program at Northeastern University.

In addition to his work at Snider Associates, Andy oversaw the growth of The Authentic Leadership Institute as its COO. ALI provides advanced leadership programs to Fortune 100 companies. He has also served as EVP of Leadership for Grand Circle Travel, a global travel company.

Prior to starting Snider Associates from 1991 until 2000, Andy was the co-founder and President of VIS Development. That technology company became an INC 500 fast-growth company and pioneered the development of interactive video training on CDs, and later on the web. Major clients included:  Bain Consulting, BellSouth, Dupont, Forum Corporation, Harvard Business Interactive, Honda, Pfizer, and Unilever.

Prior to VIS, Andy was VP of Administration for ABC Television Broadcast Operations in New York.

Andy lives in Boston with his wife, a TV producer. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and Lehigh University. He has served on the boards of Conservatory Lab Charter School, More than Words, Management Concepts Inc., Facing History and Ourselves, and has been an active member of the World President’s Organization (YPO-NE). He was a participant for over 18 years in New England YPO and WPO Forums.