Chris Snider, CEPA, is the award-winning author of Walking to Destiny: 11 Actions an Owner Must Take to Rapidly Grow Value & Unlock Wealth, a business strategy book about the Value Acceleration Methodology(TM) written for business owners and the advisors who serve them. Snider is a professional keynote speaker and content provider to the middle market business community, trade & industry associations, and professional education organizations.
Snider built his career as a key value growth integrator for major companies including The Sherwin Williams Company, FedEx Logistics, Nike, Dell, and Textron. Finding passion in changing middle market business owners’ lives through rapid growth projects, Chris emerged a game-changer, noting a milestone project with a family-owned private company that he helped grow from $90 million to over $240 million in three years and successfully selling to a multinational strategic buyer.
For his written work and his contributions to the industry, Snider has been awarded recent honors that include 2016 NACVA Industry Titan Architect and 2016 AM&AA Thought Leader of the Year.
Walking to Destiny is a five-star rated book that truly empowers owners with the knowledge and path to effectively positioning their business and themselves for exit options down the road, sure, but perhaps more importantly, rapid business growth today.
Snider is the Managing Partner of Snider Premier Growth, the CEO/President of Exit Planning Institute, the Founder of ThinkTank Publishing House, and the contributing author of SniderValueIndex.com. Chris is a family business owner, owning stakes in 8 lower middle market companies with his son, Scott.