Marianita Paddock Snodgrass

Job Title: Nonprofit Management & Career Coach

Organization: Positively Your Coach!

Degree(s): Bachelor of arts in journalism

Marianita Snodgrass is an executive coach, specializing in fundraising assessments, strategic plans, staff recruitment and building strengths-based advancement managers and teams for organizations. She worked in the public relations department for the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, became a capital campaign assistant at Saint Agnes Academy, and served as director of brand management and as director of development-capital campaign for the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Houston Chapter, and participated in its Strategic Advance Professionals Focus Group and served on the task team for membership for its 2008 Strategic Plan. Ms. Snodgrass has presented at the AFP's Ask the Experts conferences covering career building, donor stewardship, job hunting and strength-based leadership and team building. She serves on the Saint Agnes Academy Emeritus Advisory Council. She holds a BA in journalism from Texas A&M University with a minor in marketing and Spanish. She earned an EmPower Coaching Tools Fundamentals certificate from the University of Houston and is a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach.

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