Meet a Member: Sande Snead

Sande Snead with Roger Mudd

Sande Snead with Roger Mudd

NFPW has so many outstanding members who bring honor and professionalism to the communications field. One of our members who has served as affiliate president, is an outstanding communications professional and shares her talents with others in Sande Snead. She is always willing to help others. She is another unique and unbelievable member of our organization. Meet another outstanding woman I’m honored to call a friend.

Name: Sande Snead

City and State: Richmond, Virginia

Affiliate and any leadership positions: former VPW President, VPW Foundation Board Secretary

Years a member of NFPW: Joined in 1997

Tell us a little about you.

I have 30 years of experience in public relations, marketing and advertising and now enjoying the best work experience of my life as a consultant with Rhudy & Co. I work from home and have all of the interesting and challenging work I could ever want. I’m constantly solving problems. I have two grown girls and live in the city with the love of my life and our yellow lab.

Any career advice you would give?

Never lose touch with good contacts. Collect business cards, get LinkedIn, be friends on Facebook and stay in touch!

Which talent would you most like to have?

What a great question! I am a people pleaser and just wish I could figure out the right thing to do to make everyone happy — my Mom, my kids, my clients, my friends, etc.

Sande Snead interviews Governor Doug Wilder

Sande Snead interviews former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder.

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

Richmond in spring and fall, the river in the summer and Florida in winter. And I do!

What book are you reading?

Wilbur Smith’s Assegai but also Donna Highfill’s Real People, Real Change

What would people be surprised to learn about you?

I can still walk on my hands!

Why is your affiliate and NFPW important to you?

You know, I placed a lot more emphasis and importance on Virginia Professional Communicators and NFPW when I was president of the Virginia affiliate. I think I will get more involved again, but I’ve been focusing a great deal of my “free time” on raising money for blood cancer research for the Leukemia & Lyphoma Society.

Way to follow you on a website, twitter, Facebook, etc.

http://www.sscommunicationsonline.com

https://www.facebook.com/sscommunicationsonline

Twitter: sandes1

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