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Sandy Snyder

Sandy Snyder

Sandy Snyder serves as chief marketing officer for the law offices of Edgar Snyder & Associates. She started advertising the law firm in 1982, and helped transform it from a two-person operation to a company that employs over 130 attorneys and staff at five office locations. Ms. Snyder is credited with making her husband, Attorney Edgar Snyder, one of the most recognizable injury lawyers in Pennsylvania. In honor of her work, Ms. Snyder has received an Outstanding Achievement in Media Award by the Media Association of Pittsburgh.

In addition to a marketing career spanning over three decades, Ms. Snyder is passionate about giving back to the community. In 2011, Sandy received a Woman of Achievement award, which honors the women of Pittsburgh who contribute greatly to the success and advancement of the city. She volunteers extensively for the Jewish community and supports many programs in the local community. These include an annual visiting scholar lecture at Pitt Law School in honor of her husband, as well as events at UPMC to support an ALS Visiting Scholar program in memory of her father, and at UPCI to support colorectal cancer research in memory of her mother. The Snyders sponsor a program that provides relief efforts for Jews in Moscow and the Ural Mountains, as well as similar programs for the local Jewish community. The duo co-chair the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s 2012 Centennial Celebration. In addition, the Snyders spearhead numerous campaigns to battle underage drinking and drunk driving. In recognition of their philanthropic efforts, PNC honored the Snyders with the Community Builders Award.

Ms. Snyder graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Education and earned her MBA from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Sandy and Edgar Snyder have three children and three grandchildren.