Meet Our New CEO, Fay Horwitt

Forward Cities is pleased to announce that Fay Horwitt has been named incoming President & Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective January 1, 2021. Horwitt, currently serving in the capacity of President, will assume the position from outgoing co-founder and CEO Christopher Gergen. Forward Cities partners with communities to create, grow, and sustain more equitable opportunities for every entrepreneur.

Forward Cities is a national nonprofit equipping communities and regions to grow and sustain more equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems.

An original podcast about the collaborative work of entrepreneurial ecosystem building for more equitable and resilient economies. From the minds at Forward Cities.

The ESHIP Communities program is a community-driven approach for building entrepreneurial ecosystems that foster inclusion, relationships, collaboration, and social capital across networks of entrepreneurs and those who support them. The program supports the creation and evaluation of a repeatable, bottom-up approach to building and strengthening entrepreneurial ecosystems.