Our Story

An inventory stocked with endless rental pieces, a staff grown from the food and beverage industry and more experience every day. These are what make Snyder the go-to event rental company.

We pride ourselves on having an extensive inventory to serve all of our clients' rental needs. With furniture ranging from simple and easy to luxurious and ornate, our product variety allows us to remain flexible and adaptive to events and timelines of all kinds. In addition, we have blueprints for almost every venue in the Charleston area so you can visualize exactly how you would set up any number of local event spaces to make a truly informed decision.

The better informed you are through this process, the more satisfied you will be with your event. Information and experience are crucial tools in this industry, so know this: whether it's dozens, hundreds or thousands of guests, your event is meaningful and important. We know because we've been there before. We've supplied and set up more events than we can count and we're gaining more experience everyday.

Snyder is here for you right now. And tonight. And next week. And every hour of every day until the last chair, table, bar, dinnerware set and napkin is packed up after your event.
We are available 24/7, don't hesitate to call.

Our People

Keith Snyder

The first job Keith ever had in Charleston was as a dishwasher in a local restaurant. He worked his way up through the food and beverage industry and met everyone in Charleston along the way. From only a few coolers and a couple of gigs to start, Keith has built Snyder Events to include over a hundred employees and a 50,000-square-foot warehouse full of everything from table linens to outdoor heaters to swanky seating.

Jason Robbins

Meet Jason. A partner at Snyder Rentals, he came to Charleston from Bristol, Tennessee to attend Johnson & Wales. He began working at Snyder when it was a small company trying to find its place in the market and he has thoroughly enjoyed contributing to its growth ever since. Jason takes pride in the company's market leadership, corporate culture and emphasis on client relationships.

Greg Casciato

Meet Greg. He moved to the Holy City from Haddon Township, N.J. to attend the College of Charleston. He began bartending for Snyder while still in school and became more involved in the company as he completed his bachelor's degree in business administration and hospitality. He has enjoyed being a part of Snyder's growth and being part of the ever-exciting, ever-changing event industry.

Kelly Kanwischer

Meet Kelly. She is a Charleston transplant from the faraway land of Fargo, N.D. Kelly moved to Charleston in 2001, and here she has managed multiple local restaurants including Bocci's and Triangle Char & Bar in West Ashley. Kelly runs a tight ship to ensure that Snyder Rentals routinely exceeds expectation.

Connie Simmons

Meet Connie. A Lowcountry native, she was thrilled to return to Charleston after her work in the food and beverage industry took her to San Diego with stints in Atlanta, Georgia and Steamboat Springs, Colorado along the way. After her time in the wild west, Connie worked at James Burns Catering in Mount Pleasant, where she learned the ins and outs of on-site event management. Now, on the other side of events, she remains calm under pressure and brings enthusiasm and passion for her hometown and her industry to Snyder.

Jennifer Cunningham

Meet Jennifer. A Virginia native, she came to Charleston by way of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Jennifer joins Snyder with several years of experience in event planning and restaurant management. She organizes the showroom for fun, no kidding. If that doesn't speak to Jennifer's dedication, she prides herself on helping clients understand which details will truly elevate an event from those that will go unnoticed by guests.

Matt Morgenstern

Meet Matt. He comes to Snyder from Toledo, Ohio with a bachelor's degree from Owens College. He enjoys assembling the pieces of a great event to keep his clients satisfied. Matt is particularly skilled at arranging and organizing large groups, a talent that frequently comes in handy in this line of work. Prior to working at Snyder, Matt worked as the banquet director at Kiawah Island Golf Resorts. He loves that Snyder prioritizes quality client service above all else.

Jon Robbins

Meet Jon. A native of Bristol, Tennessee, he joined Snyder Events to focus on product development. With a background in media arts production, he approaches each new challenge with relentless perseverance and a sense of humor. In addition to his regular duties, he keeps an eye on his mischievous brother Jason.

Mark Sass

Meet Mark. Originally from Ohio, he moved to Chucktown after falling in love with the area during family vacays. Mark taught tennis, managed a country club, and ran his own small business before heading to The Palmetto State. He originally worked in the warehouse helping to organize inventory, purchase supplies, load trucks, and make deliveries and pickups before assuming his current role in Accounts Receivable. Mark brings energy and enthusiasm to his counting and collecting.

Elyse Dana

Meet Elyse. A native of coastal Maine, she graduated from the College of the Atlantic with a degree in Human Ecology and worked on private mega yachts before jumping ship and coming to Snyder. Elyse joined Snyder to help clients create their magical day, and she lends her friendly personality and detail oriented eye to make projects successful and memorable. Elyse takes pride in Snyder’s values and straight forward approach to rentals and believes that the people of Snyder are the backbone of the company.

Nate Guthrie

Meet Nate. Growing up all over the Southeast, Nate fell in love with the Charleston Lowcountry from an early age. While attending Auburn University he developed a passion for the hospitality & special event industry. After graduation he expounded upon his experience with different companies in the industry working his way up from the bottom. Nate, has a creative mind and an eye for the details, but won’t lose sight of the big picture when managing your next big event.