Bradley J. Snyder

Managing Director, Special Opportunity Funds
Alternative Asset Management


Brad joined CEA in 2004, initially providing investment banking and corporate advisory services through Atlantic American Partners (AAP).  He co-founded and currently serves as a principal of Atlantic American Opportunities Funds I and II (AAOF), a series of private equity funds that invest in commercial real estate and operating companies throughout Florida.  AAOF’s diversified portfolio approach to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ EB-5 Investor Visa Program enables foreign nationals to earn a permanent U.S. visa (or “Green Card”) by investing in job creation enterprises.  


Prior to AAOF, Brad served middle market corporate clients as Managing Director of AAP’s investment banking group.  Through his mergers & acquisitions, capital formation and general advisory services, Brad worked with companies of all stage and size and in a wide range of industries:  Business and Financial Services, Biotechnology, Construction, Distribution, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail and Restaurants.

He also worked with Tunstall Consulting, Inc., a private intermediary, and Gulf Atlantic Capital Corporation, a turnaround and workout group located in Tampa. 

At Tunstall, Brad gained investment banking experience, particularly in the area of financing high growth companies through IPOs involving top tier underwriters.  With Gulf Atlantic, Brad gained extensive corporate finance and advisory experience.  There, he assisted distressed middle market companies with secured loan defaults, debt restructuring, Chapter 7 & 11 bankruptcy, Section 363 sale transactions, short term and long term operational strategies, financial strategies and valuations.

Brad earned his BA in Accounting from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) in 1996.  He sits on several corporate boards and is a founding board member of VISTA Gardens, a non-profit, organic farming cooperative partnership with Hillsborough County.