Welcome Derek Snyder to the MRPT Team as the new VP of Business Development!

We are very excited to announce that we will be adding a new Team Member to the Executive Leadership Team and the MRPT Staff on September 17th. Derek Snyder will be joining us as our new VP of Business Development. This role has been vacant for quite a while now, and we are excited for Derek to fill this void. He comes to us with many years of experience in the Healthcare arena and we believe that he will be able to help foster growth within the company. Derek believes in Mountain River’s core values and mission, he understands why we exist, and what we want to achieve as an organization. Derek will work closely with the Executive Leadership Team, and will be actively spreading the message to our markets and beyond about what it means to “experience the difference” at MRPT.


A strategist and servant-leader by nature, Derek Snyder has been the Chief Executive Officer of Coplin Health Systems in West Virginia and Ohio for the past three years. Prior to that, Derek served the organization as its Chief Operations Officer. During his time at Coplin, he led the organization to develop a new strategic plan, mission, and vision. Additionally, he led the efforts to improve patient care, increase access to primary care services, develop an integrated behavioral health program, and enhance the overall infrastructure of the organization all while maintaining fiscal stability.

Having worked in direct patient care early in his career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in West Virginia and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Derek brings a staff and patient centered focus to help lead and serve organizations in developing and reaching their desired outcomes.

Derek currently resides in Parkersburg, WV with his wife (Kasey) of 13 years and two daughters, Mia (7), and Emma (3).

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