Steven M. Barry is chief investment officer of Fundamental Equity, responsible for the overall business management of the global Fundamental Equity franchise. He is also chief investment officer of the Growth Team, where he is responsible for the portfolio management and investment research process of the firm’s US Growth strategies. Steve has 30 years of investment experience. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1999 as a vice president and was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2004. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barry spent 11 years as a vice president at Alliance Capital Management. He began his career as an associate at E.F. Hutton. Steve earned a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Boston College in 1985. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Boston College and as an advisory board member of Boston College’s Center for Asset Management.