MIRS Biographical Profiles
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
Statewide HeadlinesGov. Snyder says no to KBIC casino at former Marquette County Airport
Tim Skubick: Some Democrats want former U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak for their gubernatorial candidate
LEVIN: Federal aid can speed Michigan’s flood recovery
Saginaw River $1.2 million emergency dredging project approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Michigan Senate Republicans hold off on Medicaid expansion vote, raising doubts about prospects
Press ReleasesMackinac Center exploits Michigan Teacher of the Year to push its radical agenda
‘Get Covered America’ Campaign Launches in Michigan To Engage Consumers About New Healthcare Market
Snyder declines to concur with Upper Peninsula casino relocation proposal
AFP: Medicaid Bill Largest Expansion of State Gov't Since the Income Tax
Governor completes third day of investment mission to Israel