"Snyder is currently the city's public utilities director."
From a City of Santa Fe media release
Santa Fe Mayor David Coss announced May 16 that Brian Snyder is his choice to serve as the city’s incoming city manager. Snyder, currently the city's public utilities director, would replace Robert Romero, who is retiring at the end of the month. The city manager is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council to manage and oversees the day-to-day operations of the City of Santa Fe.
“Brian Snyder is an intelligent leader with a solid management background,” said mayor Coss. “His skills will serve him well and I know he will work to conscientiously to meet the needs of our city; he’ll make an excellent city manager.”
Snyder has worked for the City of Santa Fe since 2004, with various positions including Water Division Engineer and Water Division Engineer Supervisor. He was promoted to Water Division Director in 2009 and promoted to Public Utilities Department and Water Division Director in 2010. He has 16 years of experience working in both the public sector and private sector as a Civil Engineer focusing on water and wastewater issues. Snyder is a registered professional engineer and holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Snyder lives in Santa Fe with his wife and two daughters.