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Snagajob Founder Snags Another Award

Shawn Boyer, the founder and CEO of Snagajob, is adding another honor to his résumé today (Tuesday, April 10), when the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business names him its Executive of the Year. Shawn, who graduated from W&L’s School of Law in 1997, will also give a talk, “Leading a Purposeful Life,” at the school’s honor convocation.

Shawn, a former attorney, founded Snagajob in 1999. The company says its mission is “to help hourly workers find jobs they love—and help hourly employers find the best people for their jobs.” Since his company began operations in 2000, Shawn has received other awards: the Virginia Business Person of the Year from Virginia Business magazine, and the National Small Business Person of the Year from the Small Business Association. We wrote about those honors here and here. Further, the Great Place to Work Institute has named Snagajob a Best Small and Medium Company to Work for in America.

After obtaining his undergrad degree from William and Mary and his law diploma from W&L, Shawn practiced law with Brown & Wood L.L.P. (now Sidley Austin L.L.P.) and Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald L.L.P.