MIRS Biographical Profiles
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Snyder, Rick (R)Governor
A former venture capitalist (CEO of Ardesta) and Chief Operating Officer with Gateway Computer, Snyder was a poliitcal unknown just two years ago.
Snyder is a certified public accountant and a corproate executive. He founded Ardesta LLC a venture capital firm as well as Avalon Investments. Snyder also was employed by Coopers & Lybrand from 1982 to 1991.
Bachelor of Arts, MBA, and Juris Doctrate from The University of Michigan.
Married to Sue Snyder the Snyder's have three children.
LEAD STAFF PERSON:Dennis Muchmore
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Monitor of contract between Michigan prisons and Aramark no longer employed by the state