About our Founder, Dr. Dan Snively
Dr. Dan Snively has extensive executive and management experience in several diverse organizational environments. For over 30 years, Dr. Snively held executive leadership positions in higher education and in a large international not-for-profit based in Washington D.C. He has advised and coached executives and senior leadership teams from Fortune 500 companies to national nonprofit and faith-based organizations. Dan is specifically recognized for his effectiveness in the evaluation and performance improvement for senior executives. He uses these insights to build results-driven teams, to help organizations develop their leadership pipeline and to rebuild effectiveness of leaders in crisis.
Dr. Snively’s unique professional focus on linking leadership to character, values, and principles brings clarity and focus on key issues that shape a client’s organizational climate and workforce. Dan’s innovative work in the design and implementation of organizational infrastructures has proven specifically beneficial to the executive teams in Fortune 500 corporations, mid-market and emerging firms, school corporations and non-profit organizations throughout the country. He is noted for helping individuals and their teams develop dynamics that accelerate their organizational effectiveness and achievement.
Dr. Snively has over 30 years of experience in the assessment field. He has specialized expertise in understanding and evaluating leadership and management behaviors and has authored 24 multi-assessment reports and 60 leadership instruments. In addition, he is recognized for his skill in customizing benchmarks based on high performers to equip struggling leaders to raise their performance and help companies hire better performers from the onset. He has customized batteries for industry-specific areas and mapped the attributes from the instruments to company values to create a narrative that helps leaders achieve extraordinary performance.
Dr. Snively earned his Ed.D. in Leadership and Management from Ball State University, his M.A. in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University and his B.A. in History and General Science from Grace College.