Martha McGeary Snider is a corporate and community advisor who advocates for the important role that culture and civility hold in our society.
Martha founded Guildford Consulting Group, LLC in 2012 to create innovative approaches to business development and strategic relationship building for new and established companies, foundations and ventures specializing in cultural, media, technology, entertainment and community relations.
Martha serves as Director of Organizational Strategy for Source Digital, Inc., a platform for content owners, brands, retailers, educators and influencers to activate untapped revenue and information streams by turning metadata into discoverable 'commerce in content.’
Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell appointed Martha to serve as Policy Advisor on Arts and Culture, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for both of his terms in office, between 2003 through 2011.
Most notably, Martha served in both ownership and management positions at Comcast-Spectacor, where she coordinated all aspects of design for the Wells Fargo Center, a sports and entertainment arena in Philadelphia.
She has played a key role at the Museum of the American Revolution since 2003, where she currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Revolution Society. As a trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art since 1992, Martha serves as the Chair of the Acquisitions Committee for European Painting and Sculpture Before 1950. Martha has also served as a trustee or director on many boards, including the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Orchestra, The Board of Visitors of the Temple University Rome Program, The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Rosemont College, where she established the Martha Snider Scholarship for Italian Study Abroad.
Raised in both the Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, areas, Martha holds a Fine Arts Degree and a Teaching Certification from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude as an artist and designer. She later received the Distinguished Graduate Award from Temple University.
Martha currently resides in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.