Administration

Jeff Snyder

Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations

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215.817.1770

A seasoned advancement professional with nearly two decades of experience working with nonprofit organizations in the US and Europe, Jeff works to maintain and enhance PennDesign’s ties with its alumni and donors to support the School’s priorities and fundraising goals.
 
Most recently, Jeff was the Director of External Relations at the Antwerp (Belgium) International School (AIS), where he oversaw initiatives related to fundraising, admissions, marketing, and strategic planning. Prior to Antwerp, Jeff was the Director of Development at the International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) in Switzerland, where he oversaw a capital campaign raising over 13 million Swiss Francs, and developed new initiatives to enhance the school's brand. He has also worked in affiliation with Graham-Pelton Consulting as an Associate Consultant. 
 
Prior to living and working in Europe, Jeff served as a Major Gifts Officer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA), and also worked for several years at the Wharton School as an Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations. He is a graduate of Lake Forest College, where he spent semesters abroad in Santiago, Chile and Granada, Spain and earned his B.A. in International Relations and Spanish. Jeff also has a Marketing Certificate from Wharton, and completed the Leading and Managing People (Executive Education) program there.