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Jim  Snyder

Jim Snyder

President, Global Mobile, LLC

Atlanta, GA, USA

Jim Snyder is currently the President of Global Mobile, LLC, a technology startup based in Atlanta Georgia that is bringing mobile technology solutions to the voting industry. Previously, he was the SVP and General Counsel for Family Dollar Stores from 2009 until the completion of the company’s merger with Dollar Tree in July of 2015. At Family Dollar, he was responsible for the Legal and Risk Management Departments, as well as the Company’s compliance and governmental affairs functions. During his tenure at Family Dollar, the Company was faced with multiple activist campaigns including campagins by some of the top activists on Wall Street including Carl Icahn, Trian Partners, Pershing Square (Bill Ackmann), John Paulson, and Elliott Partners. Ultimately, the Company was able to successfully complete the sale despite a hostile bid by a competitor and a proxy campaign to replace the board.

Prior to joining Family Dollar, Jim worked with The Home Depot in Atlanta, Georgia from 2001 – 2009. At Home Depot he oversaw the litigation and risk management functions with responsibility for all commercial, general liability litigation as well as insurance design and procurement. Prior to working with Home Depot he was a Litigation Partner at King & Spalding where he focused on advising clients on complex litigation matters, regulatory compliance issues and corporate compliance programs.

Mr. Snyder graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, and received his law degree with honors from the George Washington University Law School.


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