Mr. Schneider is CEO of The Wider Net, a firm dedicated to the advancement of diversity and diversity appointments to top leadership across the Fortune 1000. A published author and contributor to several national publications and recognized speaker, Mr. Schneider has appeared in The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) news journal, FOX News Latino, Latino Leaders, and the influential Hispanic magazine, PODER.
Mr. Schneider is also Chairman of Renaissance Dinners and a member of the Thunderbird Global Council. He is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow as well as an alumnus of LEAD San Diego and of the Texas Lyceum.
During his 25-year career, he has served as a senior executive with BlueCross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, as well as for three growth ventures. Additionally, he is an active member on a number of private, non-profit, and governmental boards for the past 20 years.
Mr. Schneider earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees, with honors, in Business Administration and Management from San Diego State University..