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Meet the Founders of Spectrum Direct
Christopher SnyderChartered Life Underwriter & Chartered Financial Consultant
Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Snyder is a seasoned insurance professional, with more than 25 years of experience in the life insurance industry. As a founder of Spectrum Direct, one of the most prominent life insurance organizations in the United States, he is a recognized expert on the topic of web-based life insurance best practices and an authority in his field. Often called to speak at prestigious professional conferences, he has addressed the International Business Forum, the Institute for International Research, the Society of Actuaries National Meeting and the Enrolled Actuaries National Meeting. A Charter Member of the Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association (LIDMA) as well as member of the LIDMA Website Design Committee, he also serves as Charter Member of the Consumer Life Insurance Education Foundation. In addition, Mr. Snyder received a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) certification, the highest-level designation available in the life insurance profession, as well as the Chartered Financial Consultant (CFC) professional designation from the American College, Bryn Mawr in Pennsylvania.
A well-respected authority on various insurance products, Mr. Snyder's articles appear in many relevant publications including "Pensions & Investments," "Options Newsletter," "Credit Matters." Insurance companies including New York Life, Pacific Life, AIG, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, Nationwide Life, American Life of New York and others, have retained Mr. Snyder's expertise and services on a regular basis.
Mr. Snyder received his Bachelors degree from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania and his Master's degree from the University of Santa Monica, California. As a speaker and consultant, as well as CEO of Spectrum Direct, Mr. Snyder conducts presentations at prestigious conferences and is available for consultations and speaking engagements.
Seymour AlterChartered Life Underwriter
As a founder of Spectrum Direct Insurance Services Inc., one of the most prominent life insurance organizations in the United States, he maintains a reputation for professionally providing an objective and qualified response to his clients' needs. Known for his community-minded activities, Mr. Alter also teaches continuing education to CPAs and other financial services professionals, sharing his expertise in the areas of insurance, estate and retirement planning. He is a Charter Member of the Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association, Charter member of the Consumer Life Insurance Education Foundation and also a member of the LIDMA Electronic Signature Committee.
Seymour Alter is a veteran insurance professional with more than three decades of experience in the life insurance arena. Mr. Alter specializes in areas of insurance, estate planning, buying and selling insurance, deferred compensation and corporate benefits. He also specializes in presenting the unique and dynamic strategies of the extremely popular bestselling book Wealth Beyond Wall Street. He maintains a solid track record of success working closely with families, doctors, lawyers and other high-profile individuals and businesses. Mr. Alter has also developed a high level of expertise providing life coverage to individuals with health impairments ranging from by-pass surgery, hepatitis, diabetes, sleep apnea, cancer and other illnesses.
Mr. Alter received the Chartered Life Underwriter Professional Designation in the insurance industry from the American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a degree in Mathematics and completed his education at St. John's University Graduate School.
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