Our People

Snyder Excavating ensures quality through employing individuals that are committed to holding the values we were founded on. We are a family owned and run business that promotes quality, work ethic, respect, safety, and teamwork. Many of our operators and laborers have extensive knowledge and experience within the field and we promote continued learning of the industry as we complete our work. This process not only ensures that our team has extensive knowledge of our projects but enables quality work to be completed efficiently and effectively.

George Snyder

Owner, Operator
George started Snyder Excavating in 1992 when he bought his first machine. He grew up in West Sunbury, PA where he currently resides with his wife, Vanessa. Outside of work, George enjoys spending time with his three children-- Shayla, Krista, and Nicholas. He also enjoys fishing at his pond and hunting. George is an active member of his church and community; he has provided pro bono services to the local high school to benefit the athletics programs.

Vanessa Snyder

Owner, CFO
Vanessa has been a key force in the growth of Snyder Excavating-- managing many administrative and financial duties. In addition to the work she does at Snyder Excavating, Vanessa also manages the Crossbow Lounge in Lyndora, PA. She is the wife of George and mother of Shayla, Krista, and Nicholas. Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family & dog, Lucy; bowling; and going to the beach.

Nicholas Snyder


Nicholas took an interest in Snyder Excavating from a young age– always taking every opportunity he could to learn about the family business. Nicholas graduated from Moniteau High School and Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School in 2014. Upon graduation, he began working full time as an operator/laborer at Snyder Excavating and has grown into more of a leadership role since.  Outside of Snyder Excavating, Nicholas owns and operates Snyder X Guns– selling guns and safes.  He enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, Rachael, & 2 children.

Brock King

Brock graduated from Moniteau High School and Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School in 2015 and continued his education at Lincoln Electric Welding School.  Before Snyder X, Brock worked on a commercial tree nursery and built tanks in the Boilermakers Union.  Brock hopes to learn as much as he can in his role at Snyder X and continue to help the company grow.  Outside of work, Brock enjoys being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and farming.