Sean Snider serves as the SBDC Director for the University of La Verne where he is responsible for delivering client services, working with community stakeholders and leading a team of professionals to assist local businesses to start and/or grow their businesses. Prior to joining the University of La Verne Mr. Snider served as the Regional Associate Director for the Orange County / Inland Empire SBDC Network at CSU Fullerton’s College of Business & Economics where he provided strategic direction to assist the SBDC network to achieve over $162 million in economic impact. Mr. Snider grew up working for a family owned small business in Middleburg, Virginia where he developed from an early age a passion for small business. Mr. Snider holds a Bachelor’s of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration concentrating in Entrepreneurial Management as well as a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Entrepreneurship from Cal State University, San Bernardino.