406 N. 4th St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
John Schneider is the president of Cyntreniks LLC, an organization providing strategic consulting for business and government.
Schneider has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana, Lafayette) and a Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University Law School.
He keeps up-to-date in the business world by reading the book The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, Forbes magazine, and the New York Times. In his leisure time, Schneider enjoys browsing the Men’s Journal.
Schneider’s vision for the future of East Baton Rouge Parish is:
- A vibrant, eclectic, pedestrian downtown that capitalized on its riverfront locale and is the focal point of the capital area and the daily gathering point for citizens and tourists alike.
- A progressive leadership hub that is the voice of good government and fiscal responsibility local, regionally and statewide.
- An economic development magnet for nationally and internationally, leading-edge technological, health and service-oriented businesses that has transformed the entire capital area into a thriving mecca.
- A public education system that is an example for not only the rest of the state but nationally and interanationally.
- A higher education environment that is the home of two nationally and internationally – recognized centers for academic excellence hub – Southern and L.S.U.
- A compassionate, understanding, proactive parish that has recognized, responded, and addressed that needs of its less fortunate residents.
He was the treasurer of the Patrons of the Public Library, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s friends group, in 2005.
His favorite quote is “It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high acheivement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory or defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt – “Citizenship in the Republic” Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910.
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