Eric Schneider Joins Virtual, Inc. as Newest Managing Director

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Schneider to Serve as Strategic Advisor to Clients and Help Drive Their Success

WAKEFIELD, Mass. –Sept. 14, 2022 – Virtual, Inc. today announced the appointment of Eric Schneider as a Managing Director. Virtual provides professional services to associations, standards organizations, consortia, advocacy groups, and professional societies.

As a Managing Director, Schneider will act as an advisor to a portfolio of clients looking to make their mark on the world through growth and change while focusing on client priorities to drive measurable results. He will foster trusted relationships with client stakeholders and team members to ensure alignment of goals and success in reaching them.

“Eric is a fantastic addition to our current group of Managing Directors,” said Lynne Feldstein, Virtual’s Vice President of Client Advisory. “With over two decades of international experience in marketing, strategy and consulting, we are confident that Eric will fit in perfectly with our team and drive client success.”

Before joining Virtual, Schneider served as the Chief of Staff to the President & CEO of Howard Brown Health, a non-profit focused on providing health and social service with an LGBTQ+ focus. Prior to joining Howard Brown Health, Schneider was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Communications at IFT, a global scientific institute and foundation focused on a safe, nutritious, and sustainable food supply for everyone.

“I’m thrilled to be working at Virtual,” said Schneider. “I prioritize working for companies that genuinely care about the work they produce and their impact on their community, which made joining Virtual an easy decision.”

Schneider’s career has focused on strategic planning, global growth, marketing, and communications in high-tech and clean-tech sectors, including within standards-setting organizations. Additionally, while based in Hong Kong, Schneider served as Managing Director for Bluetooth Technology in Asia.

Schneider received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Affairs from St. Edward’s University.

About Virtual, Inc.
Virtual is a professional services firm that enables organizations to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Whether helping an organization go from zero to 800 corporate members in a mere 18 months or extending the reach and impact of an international group dedicated to curing prostate and breast cancer, Virtual provides strategic advisory and execution services that drive real results for technology consortia, standards groups and associations that are forming, growing, or changing.

Virtual was recently named again to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine’s list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry.

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