Ms. Claiborne has been with Chaffe & Associates, Inc. since 1987 and was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in 2009. She also serves as the Managing Director for the Valuation Advisory group. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has received her designation as an Accredit Senior Appraiser (ASA) by the American Society of Appraisers. She holds Securities Licenses 79, 24, 27, and 63. Ms. Claiborne is Accredited in Estate Planning by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor by the Exit Planning Institute.
Ms. Claiborne specializes in business valuation services primarily for estate, gift, and income taxes, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), GAAP fair value reporting, financial reporting, corporate planning, litigation support including expert testimony, exit planning, and shareholder transactions and restructuring.
Drew Snyder is the Executive Director of the Division of Medicaid. In this role, Snyder administers Mississippi’s Medicaid program, subject to state and federal laws and regulations and policies as approved by the Governor. Snyder joins the Division of Medicaid having served in several public sector leadership roles, including most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff, Policy Director, and Legal Counsel for Governor Phil Bryant. Prior to joining the Governor’s Office, Snyder was as an Assistant Secretary of State for Delbert Hosemann. Snyder serves on the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees and chairs the Business Law Section of the Mississippi Bar. He was the non-legislative member of the Legislative Tax Reform Working Group. He also is a member of the Uniform Law Commission. Before entering the public sector, Snyder practiced law at Hollingsworth LLP in Washington D.C., specializing in complex and multi-district litigation, with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device matters. A native of Eupora, Snyder received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi and a juris doctorate from University of Virginia School of Law.