University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business
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Christina Snyder Tobar

Program Administrator, Entrepreneurship Minor

Department: Management

Biography Christina Snyder is the Program Administrator for the Entrepreneurship Minor program at The McCombs School of Business where she empowers students to become innovative leaders and works closely with faculty, startups, university partners, alumni, mentors and community leaders across the state of Texas. Christina has over eight years leadership experience working in higher education across multiple departments including The Steve Hicks School of Social Work, The School of Undergraduate Studies and The College of Liberal Arts.

Prior to joining The University of Texas, Christina also worked at a local non-profit, Breakthrough Central Texas within the Operations Department helping to expand the non-profits initiatives to help first generation college students become the first to graduate college in their families. Christina has a bachelors from The University of Maryland College Park and completed her Masters in Science Technology Commercialization from The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

Christina is well connected within the entrepreneurial ecosystem at The University of Texas and is looking to partner with startup firms in the Austin, Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas to provide internship opportunities for her undergraduate students. Christina's goal as part of the Entrepreneurship Minor team is to help empower students to become excellent innovative leaders in their communities.

During her personal time Christina loves to swim, hike and rock climb. Christina is currently the captain of the Austin Valkyries Women's Rugby team and travels the U.S. playing Division 1 Senior Club USA rugby. She is married to Dr.Brent Snyder who is a Senior Engineer at Canon Nanotechnologies and has two high energy dogs that love to swim, play tug of war and fetch.