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Eliot I. Snider

Eliot I. Snider

In Memoriam

Mr. Snider is president and chairman of Massachusetts Lumber Company, a real estate and investment firm in Chestnut Hill, MA. He serves on the board of Rogers Foam Corp. and is chairman of Eastern Terminals, Inc. He is president of Snider Charitable Trust and Snider Family Foundation and is a past chair of Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. He is a trustee emeritus at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an overseer of Museum of Fine Arts. Mr. Snider received his AB from Harvard and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a past president of Harvard Business School Association, served as alumni president of the Business School, and established a professorship in social enterprise. At Harvard’s School of Public Health, he is a member of the Dean’s Council. In May 2005 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters by Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Mr. Snider lives in Palm Beach and Chestnut Hill, MA, with his wife, Ruth Freund. They have three children and four grandchildren.

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