Meet the Capital Players

April 14, 2011

Norm Snyder
Aronson LLC

Norman A. Snyder III, CPA, serves as a partner in Aronson LLC's Diversified Commercial Services Group and also as a partner in the firm's Nonprofit Group. He has more than 30 years of professional experience, including 25 years in public accounting.

Snyder specializes in assurance and consulting services for clients that include nonprofit organizations, public companies, hi-tech companies, biotech companies and other businesses. Prior to joining Aronson in 2008, Snyder served as the director of the assurance services department of Fitzgerald, Snyder & Co., P.C.

As an active participant in the accounting profession, Snyder has taught numerous CPE classes on financial accounting and auditing, and he has led seminars on a variety of financial management topics. He is a member of the AICPA, the Greater Washington Society of CPAs, the Virginia Society of CPAs and has served as the chair of the Assurance Services Committee of the CPAAI. Snyder is also an active participant with the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Transaction Services Group of Praxity. Active in the community, he serves as treasurer for McLean Presbyterian Church.

Snyder received a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Maryland in 1973. Upon earning his CPA in 1974, Snyder was given the Elijah Watts Sell Honorable Mention Award.

Jon Chapman

Back in 1996, Jon Chapman moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to work for a hot young startup. Prior to co-founding EverFi, Chapman did work in a variety of operating, marketing and business development roles for Kaplan, Inc. A good deal of his work focused on how to harness learning technology as a key component of the curriculum within the K-12 space. His contributions included running four different markets across the country with operating responsibility of up to $15 million. In each of these posts he championed initiatives that produced substantial and consistent top- and bottom-line growth.

Having now worked in the education space for more 15 years, Chapman's role at EverFi touches every part of the business. He is responsible for all product development, design and strategy involving all of EverFi's platforms. In order to optimize that function, Chapman also spends a lot of time across the country meeting with schools that utilize EverFi's products and the partners who help support those schools. Chapman earned his M.B.A. from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College.

Shane Green
President and CEO

Shane Green is president and CEO of Personal, a data vault that provides consumers with a safe place to organize their life info and direct who has access, giving them control over their personal data and privacy.

Previously, Green served as vice president of Nokia/NAVTEQ's Locations division and was co-founder and CEO of The Map Network.

He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves on the Board of Trustees at the Institute for Education and the Board of Directors of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, and is co-director of the Media & Technology Roundtable. Green graduated with a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Al Noshirvani

With 25 years of experience in software sales, four of them as the general manager of KI Software, Noshirvani, with his brother, acquired the assets of the company in October 2004 and founded Motionsoft. Since the initial acquisition of KI, Noshirvani has completed five other acquisitions and grown the company to more than 70 employees with offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Tucson, Ariz.

In 2010, Noshirvani was named by the Washington Business Journal as a member of the 40 under 40, which recognizes the Greater Washington regions brightest young business leaders based on demonstrated business success. With the vision of becoming the leading software platform to consumer service businesses, Noshirvani has used his leadership, sales and marketing experience to build one of the most respected brands in the market. Previously, Noshirvani was a founder and executive VP of sales for a medical software imaging company, which he successfully exited from.

Todd Walrath

In 2006, after researching senior care options online for his own family, Todd Walrath realized tools needed to be developed to help families make informed decisions about senior care. Walrath has more than 15 years of experience building consumer experiences for brands including weather.com, Mapquest and America Online. He was also the founder and CEO of search marketing firm LEADS.com.

SeniorLiving.Net's search engine and care advisor program is dedicated to helping families use the Internet to navigate their senior care alternatives. Walrath earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bucknell University and his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.