MSG (Ret) Michael Snider spent his entire adult life in service to his country as a Police Officer and U.S. Army Green Beret. He served a combined 30 years on Active Duty and in the Army National Guard; While serving as a Green Beret he served with the 5th and 19th Special Forces Groups deploying to Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea.
Michael served as the Intelligence Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge as a member of the Special Operations Detachment - Europe (SOD-E). He has deployed numerous times to Eastern and Central Europe facilitating the development of NATO Special Operations capabilities with our partner nations Special Operations Forces.
In addition to Michael’s military service, he spent 25 years working as a police officer with the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the Baldwin Borough Police Dept. He worked a variety of assignments from uniformed patrol to Narcotics Detective and earned numerous national and state accreditations and instructor certifications.
Finding his Law Enforcement and Special Forces experience complement each other he combined both backgrounds to help others achieve success through his experience and lessons learned.
Michael has been married to Krista Hertzog-Snider for 27 years and they have a daughter and 2 grandchildren. He runs a small hobby farm where he raises goats and horses. He is the National President of the Freedom Fighters Veterans Motorcycle Club and the owner of Patriot Power Wash and Window cleaning company.