NAME: Rick Snyder
AGE: 51 (Born Aug. 19, 1958)
RESIDENCE: Superior Township, Washtenaw County
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in general studies, 1977; master's of business administration degree, 1979; law degree, 1982, all from the University of Michigan.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Founder, chairman and CEO of Ardesta, an Ann Arbor-based investment firm, 2000-present; founder of Avalon Investments Inc., a venture capital company, 1997-2000; executive vice president and then president and COO of Gateway Inc., 1991-1997; employee and then partner at Coopers & Lybrand, 1982-1991; adjunct assistant professor of accounting, University of Michigan, 1982-84.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: On Ann Arbor SPARK's executive committee; on the boards of The Henry Ford museum and several boards tied to the University of Michigan.
PERSONAL: Married to Sue; three children.
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