Doug Schneider has over a decade of experience in sales, marketing, communications, public relations, publishing, and fundraising, and currently consults with nonprofits in these areas. Doug recently served as the director of development for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), a national educational organization that works to instill in successive generations of college students the economic, political, and moral principles that sustain a free and humane society. In this capacity he managed ISI's annual fund and oversaw the institute's marketing and communications efforts. During his time at ISI he also served as manager of sales, director of marketing and sales, and director of institutional advancement.
An entrepreneur, Doug owns or co-owns several businesses, including Vista Properties, LLC, a real estate investment and management company, and DKS Sports Development, LLC, which operates a successful Soccer Shots franchise in New Castle County, Delaware, and Chester County, Pennsylvania. A community leader, he serves on several boards, including A Rose And a Prayer and Landenberg Christian Academy.
Doug graduated magna cum laude with a degree in political science from Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. He resides in Newark, Delaware, with his wife Shannon and their three young children.
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