Ithaca, NY (September 9, 2014) —Envisage Information Systems (EIS) today announced that Robert Snyder has been promoted to vice president of solutions and innovation. In this capacity Snyder will support Envisage’s 401(k) technology development operations, support solution development teams across Envisage, and lead research and development and new product development efforts. As one of Envisage’s first developers and the architect of many Envisage solutions, Snyder helped to define and build the industry’s first full-featured participant, sponsor, and consultant 401(k) access websites, along with other key Envisage products and technologies.
“With his background in developing technology-based retirement plan solutions, Rob Snyder has the experience and expertise to lead the Envisage team in creating outcome-focused solutions for plan sponsors, participants and financial advisors,” stated EIS president and CEO Steff McGonagle. “His experience with technology solutions for third-party administrators has and will continue to be invaluable to this organization.”
Receiving his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College, Snyder joined Envisage Information Systems, LLC in 1996. He led the project that produced Envisage’s first 401(k) Internet product for a small third-party administration firm in Mechanicsburg, Penn. During his career at Envisage, he has served as mentor, educator, designer, developer, IT administrator and director, working on projects large and small, as well as supporting clients and technologies.
Prior to rejoining Envisage, Snyder was a senior engineering manager in IBM’s Enterprise Systems Mainframe division, as well as an instructor of networking technology and computer science with SUNY. Moving quickly into a leadership role, he was instrumental in building out IBM’s offshore development lab in Russia and managing the Enterprise Systems Coupling / Parallel Sysplex Development team.
About Envisage Information Systems
Envisage Information Systems, LLC is the largest independent software development company providing web, common remitter, and workflow solutions for the retirement industry. Since 1995 Envisage has been exclusively serving mid- to large-scale record keepers and financial companies. Envisage solves complex problems related to remittance processing, compliance, communication, and calculations in the 401(k), 403(b) and 457 markets. Envisage provides licensed product solutions as well as custom software development and systems integration expertise. Additional information about Envisage’s products and services can be found at www.envisagesystems.com. Envisage is a member of the TIAA-CREF group of companies.
Cheri L. Moeder
Corporate Communications Specialist
Envisage Information Systems, LLC
607.275.5710, ext. 185