Gwinnett County Fire Chief Casey Snyder began his successful career with the Fire Department in 1989. He quickly rose through the ranks, proving to be a highly motivated and respected leader, who also gained valuable finance experience in County government along the way.
A strong advocate for the health and safety of our citizens, Casey has a well-articulated vision that integrates the department’s fire, medical, and risk reduction efforts. His vision also includes an unwavering devotion to the well-being of his 916 employees and their families.
Chief Snyder’s diverse financial and business background has also cultivated the department’s ambitious strategies for long-term efficient and effective service delivery, community risk reduction, and innovative fire and medical methods. His 26 years of devotion to the fire department and the citizens of Gwinnett County is reflected in his efforts to build a stronger, more profound community and one that is prepared for the next decade.
He holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee and earned an associate of fire science from Perimeter College and a BS in Management from Shorter University. In addition, he is a graduate of the prestigious National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. Casey lives in Gwinnett County with his wife, Beverly, and daughter, Ryley.