Zach Schwertz is a second-year Pre-Commerce student from Richmond, Virginia hoping to
pursue a Finance concentration. Zach has been with SEED since his first semester at UVA and
has worked with a variety of clients, providing pro-bono consulting services for start-ups,
nonprofits and social impact entrepreneurs. His consulting contributions have included
researching cost reduction and operational efficiency opportunities to propose customer
acquisition strategies for DreamWakers, completing a competitive analysis of the predictive
healthcare technology market and entry strategies for MIST, and evaluating marketing strategies
for mentors at International Youth for a Better World to increase mentor quantity and
engagement. As Director of Development, Zach aims to increase idea-sharing and accountability
among members while providing education on consulting practices and networking techniques.
Outside of SEED, Zach is involved in Student Council, Madison House and Greek life, and
enjoys playing basketball and going for runs in his free time.