Gary Snider has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of California at Davis. Gary manages both the Fortress Vineyards business and his Management Consultant practice.
Barbara Snider has B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Relations from the University of California at Davis and a J.D. degree from the University of California Hastings College of Law. Barbara practiced law in San Francisco for many years and is now focused on the Fortress Vineyards business.
Tim Snider graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College in Massachusetts. After graduation, Tim spent several years with the Gallo Sales Group in sales management and brand management. Tim is currently V.P. of Sales and Marketing and General Manager of Fess Parker Winery in Santa Barbara. In addition, Tim manages the sales for Fortress Vineyards. Tim and his wife Ashley Parker Snider live in Santa Barbara with their three children.
Kate Snider has a B.A. in Human Biodynamics from the University of California at Berkeley, a M.Ed. from Boston College, and is a Certified Educational Therapist. Kate recently closed her private practice in Educational Therapy in San Francisco to focus on Fortress Vineyards full-time, primarily in sales and marketing.