Michael H. Berlin, CFA, CPA is the portfolio manager of MHB Equity Management, the management company and general partner of MHB Equity Partners, a private investment partnership that has been in business since 2002. MHB Equity Partners is a concentrated portfolio of independently researched and actively monitored equity investments. Michael focuses his efforts on identifying high quality companies and purchasing such stocks when valuation is attractive. Michael also considers broad market factors in his investment process. Prior to founding MHB Equity Management and MHB Equity Partners, Michael worked at Lehman Brothers in the Equities division focusing on risk arbitrage. Michael joined Lehman Brothers after attending Columbia Business School, where he earned an MBA in 2000. Michael made Dean's List while at Columbia. Prior to entering business school, Michael was an accountant and Ernst & Young. His clients included major investment banks as well as hedge funds. Michael graduated with High Distinction from the Univesity of Michigan in 1995. He made Dean's List every year and was awarded membership in two separate national honor societies. Michael co-founded StreetWise Partners, a highly successful not-for-profit organization that recruits business professionals to train welfare recipients in job skills. Michael has been featured on the websites of Bloomberg, MarketWatch and TOS50.