Professional Profile: Parker Snyder 2021

Parker Snyder

Name: Parker Snyder

Title: Director of Business Development

Company: ARCO National New England

Location: Framingham, MA

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA

Family: Married with two kids

College: Purdue University, BS in Civil Engineering

First job unrelated to your current field: Slicing tomatoes at a pizza shop

First job in current field: Working as a project engineer for Turner Construction on what was the DL Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? ARCO is a design build general contractor with 29 offices in most of the major metro markets in the U.S. We pride ourselves in working with repeat clients. We’re industrial builders with active lab science, TI and marijuana projects.

Hobbies: I enjoy carpentry and woodworking. I built a timber framed bed for my son and a copper plated kitchen hood for my wife.

Favorite novel: “100 Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Favorite film: “The English Patient”

Keys to success: Hard work, follow up & a bit of humor

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Joe Dacey

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? A mogul skier