Julie Snyder, IOM, CTE - Chief Executive Officer
Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Julie Snyder is the CEO of the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held since 2013. Prior to moving to Texas, she served as operations manager for the California Automotive Wholesalers Association in Sacramento, CA. She began her career in organization management 29 years ago at the Reno-Sparks NV Chamber of Commerce.
Her experience also includes the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, and the Roseville CA Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of both the Institute of Organization Management through the US Chamber of Commerce and the Western Association of Chamber Executives’ (WACE) Academy Program. Julie also earned her CTE designation through the Texas Travel Industry Association.
She is married, has two children and one grandson. She enjoys traveling and teaching fitness classes.
Ariel Carmon - Events & Communication Coordinator
Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors BureauAriel is a native Texan, born and raised in Austin. Over the last decade she has worked in hospitality, catering, and retail management; developing skills that allow her serve the Kyle area.After earning her B.A. in Journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2014, she moved to New York, returning in late 2016.
When she is not at work, she can be found hiking the trails of the Texas Hill Country with her dogs, playing video games, or writing short stories.
Vince Michel - Membership Representative
Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors BureauVince Michel is the Membership Representative for the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce. A Texas native, he was born in Brenham, outside of Houston. He comes from a Chamber family and values the atmosphere of Kyle.With a background in Music Education from Texas State University and Blinn College he has performed with the San Antonio Crossmen; a nationally recognized drum & bugle corps. In previous years, his love of music inspired him to volunteer as a band technician for Lockhart High School and Johnson High School in San Antonio.His previous work includes the manufacturing and distribution of event supplies & promotional marketing materials. In his free time he enjoys being active, playing bass guitar, and volunteering with a nonprofit music organization.