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Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary and Enterprise Development

David SniderDavid Snider
Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary and Enterprise Development

David Snider is the Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary and Enterprise Development . David is responsible for supporting existing auxiliaries with business planning, development and revenue generation initiatives, as well as financial reporting and annual budgeting. He has several years of experience in the fields of financial management, accounting, investing, and business development.

David worked in FIU’s Division of Research as Assistant Director of Research Budgeting for several years before joining the Auxiliary and Enterprise Development team. His primary responsibilities included budgeting, financial reporting, variance analysis, negotiating with private entities, contracting, and cost analysis for research related auxiliaries. In addition, David worked on federal reporting for all research funds at FIU, effort reporting, developing SharePoint and database solutions to manage research related data, and budget exceptions. His work with the Division of Research exposed him to an array of functional areas throughout the University, allowing him to explore new and innovated ways to improve operations and reporting.

Prior to joining FIU, David worked with the State of Florida as an auditor. During his time with the State, David was responsible for completing complex audits of the largest corporations in Florida. As part of these audits, David was exposed to many different business models and industries, and completed detailed analysis of financial data and statements, while evaluating preventative and detective internal controls to address deficiencies, and prepared audit reports with suggested improvements.

One of the most rewarding positions in David’s career was working with a Florida municipality’s finance department. While working with the City, David assisted with the management of the police and fire department pension funds. He worked directly with the City’s Treasurer and Director for Revenue Recovery on many aspects of governmental accounting, auditing, and budgeting. Furthermore, David created and maintained bogeys for the City’s multiple investment portfolios, as well as evaluated fixed income and equity investments.

David earned a Juris Doctor and Master of Science in Finance from Florida International University, in addition to a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from the University of Florida.