Heritage Capital Group is pleased to announce that Rick Snyder has joined the firm as an industry specialist. Rick will primarily focus on the aviation and maritime industry. His broad experience which includes strategic planning, risk management, and organizational development will help guide companies as they build strong organizations and leadership teams.
Rick is a recently retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral. During his Naval career, Rick commanded two helicopter squadrons: the USS BATAAN and Expeditionary Strike Group TWO. He was responsible for training and deploying the Navy’s East Coast amphibious forces. Rick focused on organizational and leadership development in each of these command assignments while managing risk to accomplish missions vital to national defense. He served for more than four years as an admiral, conducting strategy and policy development at the most senior levels of the Department of Defense. Rick implemented innovative strategies, initiated risk assessment processes, and facilitated international relationships for the defense of North America. As the Naval Inspector General, he was responsible for process improvements and organizational changes to more effectively assess Navy-wide effectiveness.
Rick serves on the board of One More Day, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing suicide among military veterans. He is a graduate of Tulane University with a B.S. in Management and the Naval Postgraduate School with an M.S. in Operations Research.
“I am excited to join the Heritage team,” commented Rick. “They provide an unmatched dedication to their clients, extensive experience, and talented professionals with a proven track record of success. Most impressive to me is their focus on integrity in all aspects of financial services. I look forward to bringing my experience to the team and continuing their tradition of excellence.”
Doug Kravet, president of Heritage, remarked “We are excited to have Rick join our team. Through his extensive experience as a senior officer in the Navy, Rick has developed strong skills in operational excellence and risk management that will be a valuable resource for our clients.”