Eric L. Snyder

Over the course of his career, Eric Snyder has had an opportunity to hold management and leadership positions in public, non-profit and for-profit organizations.  This breadth of experience has provided Eric with a unique perspective and skillset that allows him to bring insights and value to any client engagement.

Mr. Snyder leads the Excelsior Bay Group’s strategy, business consulting and program evaluation practices.  Prior to joining the firm, he spent almost 10 years at Optum (a UnitedHealth Group business) where he led teams focused on innovation, technology, product development and product management /evaluation. 

He acquired his non-profit management experience while serving as the executive director of the Medical Technology Leadership Forum, an organization that facilitates policy discussions between the medical industry, government regulators and academia.

Eric also had the opportunity to launch and lead PrimeWest Health System, a public-sector health system owned and managed by a consortium of counties in central and western Minnesota.  At the time of its inception, PrimeWest was responsible for the health care of 10,000 Medicaid recipients in its participating counties.

Eric has served in the capacity of board member for a number of organizations including the Excelsior Parks Commission, FairVote Minnesota and ResourceWest.  He holds an MBA and a Master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Nebraska.