The Department of Communication Studies
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Professor Snell is a corporate finance professional with experience advising U.S. and European corporations on issues surrounding shareholder value. Professor Snell was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan, where he worked for 20 years as a specialist in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory, financial analysis, and private equity. While at Morgan, he served as Head of M&A for the firm’s Paris Office, co-head of European M&A in London, and as an investment officer of J.P. Morgan Capital Corp., the private equity investment arm of J.P. Morgan. Professor Snell left Morgan in 1998 to become a founding partner of Marsh & McLennan Securities Corp., a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC), where he headed the Insurance Advisory Group. In 2004 he assumed responsibility for compliance training at MMC where he developed and implemented training for over 50,000 employees in over 100 countries.
Professor Snell has led a series of Executive Development workshops on Economics, Accounting, and Strategic Decision-making for students in our master's program in Corporate Communication and now teaches an MA seminar in Business Issues for Corporate Communicators. Professor Snell earned a BA in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA in Finance at The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.