Peter Fehnel, Supervisory Economic Development Specialist & Veteran Business Outreach Officer, brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the public and private sectors to his role leading the New York District’s Economic Development Team. He served as the Long Island Branch Manager for the SBA’s New York District Office before joining the Economic Development team. Before joining the federal government, Mr. Fehnel was President of a Small Business where he grew company revenues by 5 times. Prior, he served in the United States Army as a military intelligence officer, working on intelligence projects for the National Command Authority, the J2 of the Joint Chiefs along with Presidential directives. Mr. Fehnel has also lived overseas in the Republic of Panama, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Turkey. Mr. Fehnel has a Master’s of Business Administration Degree in International Business and minors in Economics and History.