Rob Schneider

Senior Alliance Manager, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Rob Schneider has been with the GDA team since April, 2008. He is responsible for coordinating the team's outreach to private sector corporations and foundations as well as managing the 10 Global Frameworks that have been signed between USAID and private sector partners. Rob has worked at USAID since 2005, where he was hired as a Presidential Management Fellow and initially worked in EGAT on the urban programs team, focusing on local economic development and housing issues. He also spent six months on detail at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) with the Small and Medium Enterprise Financing division. Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Rob received his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After a first career as an engineer with a Fortune 500 telecommunications company, Rob received his MBA and master's in urban planning from the University of Michigan, marking the beginning of his work in the development field. He lives with his wife Judith in the District of Columbia's historic Capitol Hill neighborhood.