Get to Know Me: David Schneider

Posted on Jun 19, 2017


Welcome to our “Get to Know Me” feature for RVC employees! Today we are going to get to know David Schneider.

Title: Manager of Recruitment

 

Department: Recruitment & Outreach

 

Tell us a little about your job at RVC.

I love my job at RVC. In the Recruitment office we get to meet with new students as they are making their decision on what college to attend. There’s nothing like the feeling of impacting a student’s life by educating them on all the opportunities that RVC has to offer them.

 

What inspires you?

Knowing what a college education can do for a person and how it can change a life (for the better). I’m inspired every day knowing that I have the potential to impact a student and set them on a path to change their life!

 

What do you like to do for fun?

Travel to MLB stadiums, play softball or play with our new puppy!

 

What was your very first job?

My first job was being a bus boy at Capri. If you’re lucky you can still find me working there once in a while…

 

Who are your role models?

My grandmother for always pushing me to do my best in school.

 

If you are a part of any local or national clubs or boards, please share those details.

RVC Professional Staff Association (PSA) Vice President

Alignment Rockford – College Readiness Team IACAC – Member

 

Where is your favorite place to go at RVC?

The softball diamond. To watch the 4-time reigning national champions!

 

What is your favorite quote or words to live by?

Life doesn’t give us purpose. We give life purpose.

 

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Don’t be afraid to ask the tough questions.

 

What’s the last good book you’ve read?

Unbroken

 

What’s the last good movie you have seen?

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

 

What is your favorite TV show to binge watch?

Shameless & superhero shows

 

Who is your favorite musician, group or band?

Current CD in the car is Fun.

 

What is your favorite thing to eat?

Pizza (from Capri)

 

Where do you like to go or what do you like to do when you have a long weekend?

Chicago, Milwaukee, Seattle, etc. Anywhere we can get away and catch a baseball game.

 

What might surprise people to learn about you?

I hate wearing a tie…

 

Finish this sentence: “There is no limit to…”

What you can become!

 

What has been your biggest personal challenge?

Yard work!

 

What’s the next big thing coming up in your life that you are looking forward to?

Advance Puppy Class with a dog that should have failed Intermediate Puppy Class.

 

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