The FBDC’s Strategy subcommittee focuses on understanding and optimizing business plans. This subcommittee reviews business plans for clients to make sure they include all the necessary information. This group also strives to work closely with our clients to prepare them for potential next steps, such as acquiring loans or grants.

The Manager of Strategy is Ethan Zehren. Learn more about him here.

Ethan Zehren


Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill | Class of 2023

Finance Major

“The FBDC was started as a way to give back to the community that has given us, Fordham students, so much. As an organization, our goal is to strengthen ties between the surrounding Bronx neighborhood and the students at Fordham university, while also helping small businesses to grow.”