USABE hires new executive director
WHITEWATER-- Patrick Snyder has been named executive director of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Patrick to our team," said Pat Dickson, President of USASBE. "We feel our group will benefit greatly from Patrick's expertise in the areas of organizational management, development and media relations."
Snyder is the former executive director of Visit Illinois, the Illinois Travel & Tourism Association. Most recently, he served as vice president of operations for Steve Kaplan Live and as an adjunct professor in hospitality, marketing and operations at Kendall College.
Snyder holds a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Eastern Illinois University and an IOM designation from the US Chamber Institute Program at the University of Notre Dame.
As the Executive Director of USASBE, Snyder will be responsible for developing and building relationships with business organizations.
USASBE, is housed at University of Wisconsin Whitewater--College of Business and Economics, Hyland Hall