As a member of the MMCo International Initiatives consulting team, Snapper LaGrone brings to our bench over 20 years of experience in executive training and coaching for Fortune 500 companies which operate internationally. Snapper is highly sought-after for his real-world experience in the areas of import/export, duty free trade, investment acquisitions, and global market trends. He is especially known for his expertise in cultural diversity and social perception. Snapper has worked directly with teams in Hong Kong, mainland China, Macau, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates. Stateside, he has led and coached large international teams for Duty Free Shops (DFS) at Los Angeles International Airport and JFK International Airport.
As our Senior Director of Global Initiatives, Snapper’s specialty is assisting leaders to navigate international staffing challenges. He is especially adept at easing the learning curve during the “people part” of global expansion. Our clients especially value Snapper’s engaging style, and ability to lead and inspire multi-cultural teams of all sizes.
Snapper attended the University of Montana (Montana Tech) where he specialized in Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering. Later, as his career focus shifted to business, he earned certifications in business leadership and business math, and is currently completing his B.S. in Business Administration and Management at Western Governors University.
In his personal time, Snapper is an avid outdoorsman and active proponent of youth education, especially through sports. For over two years, he served as Ambassador and Grants Facilitator for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Children. Today from his home community in the Pacific Northwest, Snapper enjoys coaching youth football and basketball.