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Thomas D. Snowberger

Thomas D. Snowberger

Thomas D. Snowberger

Chief Administrative Officer


Thomas D. Snowberger, is Chief Administrative Officer of University Hospitals. In this capacity, Mr. Snowberger is charged with leading the Office of Integration & Change Management, Human Resources, Communications, Facilities Management and Construction Services.

With more than 20 years of comprehensive leadership experience in domestic and international environments, Mr. Snowberger has an extensive background in leading enterprise-wide, transformational change to support high-value strategic initiatives, organizational design, reputation management, employee engagement, talent management, succession planning and leadership development. In his role as head of human resources, Mr. Snowberger oversees the development and implementation of strategies that have positioned UH as the second largest employer in Northeast Ohio; an employer of choice in Cleveland as noted by a national media outlet; and as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies repeatedly per Ethisphere Institute.

Prior to joining University Hospitals, Mr. Snowberger served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Battelle – the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development organization with more than 20,000 employees in 120 locations worldwide – where his responsibilities included organizational development, administration, labor relations, and compensation and benefits design.

Additionally, Mr. Snowberger served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for DHL Holdings (USA), Inc., the international express industry’s global market leader with more than 32,000 employees and operations in 220 countries. Before joining DHL, Mr. Snowberger was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for University Hospitals. He also served in human resource management positions with LG&E Energy Corporation, National Service Industries, Inc. and PPG Industries, Inc.

In 2017, Mr. Snowberger received the Archer Award, recognizing him as the top human resource executive in Northeast Ohio. Mr. Snowberger holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Iowa, where he was a scholarship baseball player before being drafted by the Detroit Tigers.

Mr. Snowberger is currently a Board member of Global Cleveland, a nonprofit economic development organization. He resides in Bentleyville with his wife.