Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Stein has served as FSI’s Chief Executive Officer since the firm was founded in 1995. In addition, he serves as co-portfolio manager of FSI’s long/short equity hedge fund and private equity strategies. He served as a director on various public and private bank boards from 1989-2009, and was a founder of Trapeza Capital Management, LLC, a provider of capital to community-based financial institutions. Prior to founding FSI, Mr. Stein was a founder and President of the Belvedere Corporation, a developer and manager of commercial real estate properties and hotels. Prior to Belvedere, Mr. Stein was a Partner at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP, an Ohio-based law firm.
Mr. Stein received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Harvard Law School in 1978 and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, summa cum laude, from Williams College in 1975.