NEW YORK—More than 50 Fordham Business students enjoyed breakfast at Tiffany’s on Sept. 28, as part of the College of Business Administration’s (CBA) 2005-2006 CEO Breakfast Club series. James Fernandez, (GBA ’82), executive vice president and chief financial officer of Tiffany & Co., detailed business techniques the jewelry company uses to remain an industry gem and offered students advice on climbing the corporate ladder to success. Students also heard from Linda Ryder, (CBA ’88 GBA ’97), vice president of client development, and Gretchen Koback, (GBA ’02), director of human resources new ventures.
The CEO Breakfast Club Series introduces CBA students to prominent business leaders and Fordham alumni who offer insight on their respective industry and guide students in the proper direction to reach high-ranking positions. This year, students in the program will visit Lehman Brothers and Stroz Friedberg, L.L.C.