Angela (Piccinini)Snyder ’82

Angela Snyder has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is the CEO and Vice Chairman of Fulton Bank of New Jersey, a Fulton Financial subsidiary headquartered in Mt. Laurel.
Fulton Bank of New Jersey has assets of $3.5 billion and operates 73 branches throughout New Jersey. Angela is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of Fulton Bank of New Jersey.

Angela was named a 2013 Women of Distinction honoree by the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey. Angela was named a 2012 Women of Distinction recipient by the Philadelphia Business Journal. She was also named one of New Jersey’s 2011 Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ, and she received the 2011 Alice Paul Equality Award. In 2010, Angela was recognized by the Greater Gloucester County American Association of University Women, Gloucester County Commission for Women, and Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders to receive the 2010 Gloucester County Women of Achievement award. Angela also received the 2009 Beyond the Glass Ceiling Award, sponsored by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Pioneer of the Year award. She was also named as one of the top business people to watch under the age of 40 by both NJBIZ and the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Angela serves on several area nonprofit boards, including her role as Board Member and Trustee for Our Lady of Lourdes Foundation. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce and was recently appointed as a Director to the New Jersey Bankers Association. In 2008, Angela founded the Women’s Leadership Council of Gloucester and Salem Counties. She is the past chair and current Steering Committee member of the Council.

Angela is married to Dan and has two children, Jenna and Daniel ’14. Her cousins Renee Virgilio ’84, Gina Brooks ’84, Rick Virgilio ’88, and Andrea Brooks ’94 are also PVI alumni.
When Angela was young, she planned to pursue a career in elementary education, and she was inspired to follow her career path by a mentor she met while studying at St Joseph’s University. Angela notes that her family encouraged and inspired her to work hard and to be prepared to take advantage of opportunities that present themselves throughout life. Working with diverse teams, teams with different skill sets and experiences, provided her with great learning experiences. Angela is a breast cancer survivor. She has learned that a strong support system, including family, friends and colleagues, is critical to success.

In her free time, Angela works with several nonprofit organizations, including the United Way, Girl Scouts of Southern and Central New Jersey, the American Heart Association, and the Alice Paul Foundation. She also enjoys spending time at the beach with her family.

Angela said, “Paul VI instilled in me the importance faith and core values to guide you through life's decisions. My time at PVI taught me that strong and supportive community are one of the most important treasures in life.” She offers current PVI students the following advice: “No matter what you are trying to accomplish, define what success would look like for you. This will ensure you always know where you are headed, even if you make a wrong turn along the way. Develop a plan to get there. Taking personal ownership for how you will reach your goals is critical. Building your road map before starting your journey is a must. Lastly, celebrate success along the way.”