Search Consultant: The Board of Trustees of The Diener School hired Jane Snider to conduct our Head of School search in the summer of 2015. Her organizational and communication skills were evident through each and every step of the process. She conducted a thorough and comprehensive training for our Board of Trustees. Jane is intuitive, organized, deeply invested, and highly efficient; because of her guidance and expertise, we were able to find our new Head within just a few months.
Jillian Copeland, President of Board, The Diener School, Potomac, Maryland
Mentor: I feel fortunate to have benefitted from Jane Snider’s mentorship during my first years as Head of School. Our sessions were purposeful and relevant to my school’s unique needs and opportunities. Jane’s mentees quickly learn to trust her judgment and her wisdom and apply her salient insights when strengthening their own organization.
Jamey Hein, Head of School, St. Martin’s in the Field, Severna Park, Maryland
Fundraising:I have had the privilege of knowing Jane as a consultant to our Board for three years. She completed a successful feasibility study which led to the formation of a capital campaign. She is highly organized, thoughtful and very skilled at her craft. She was instrumental in training our Board members, many of whom were reluctant to ask for money and reach out to potential donors. Jane guided our work and we are on target to raising $2M for our campaign.
Deborah DeWitt, President of Board, Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle, Maine
Marty Snider is one of the most extraordinarily talented and dedicated professionals with whom I have ever had the honor of working. He is not only an exceptional attorney; he also has amazing insight into people, relationships and organizations. I relied on his judgment, analysis and advice consistently and completely. He is able to build trusting and respectful relationships with all constituents - for example students, faculty and staff, elected officials, business and community leaders, and Boards of Trustees. His problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills are outstanding. Mr. Snider is a person of the highest integrity, tremendous intelligence and rare compassion.
There are those rare individuals you meet that change the way you look at things and fill you with the desire to make a difference – to go above and beyond. This is the category that Jane Snider would fall in for anyone who has met her. Indeed, Jane Snider would be one of the first people I would contact for assistance with organizational and board needs as well as refining programs in academic environments. She is truly an individual whose talents can help others reach their goals, attain their missions and fulfill their dreams.
Kristin Riggin Fleckenstein,
Director of Communications, Baltimore Washington Hospital Center
Past President of Board for a start-up school for children with special needs
Dr. Jane Snider is a master educator and the quintessential school leader. As a mentor of new heads, placement advisor and consultant, she is first rate. Jane has the expertise, the experience, and the personality to have impact and efficacy in the process of furthering and fostering quality education at all levels. Jane guides without being didactic. She leads by tuning in her good ear, her discerning eye, and her wisdom on how to grow professionally.
Elizabeth F. Barclay,
Former Head of School, National Child Research Center