Benjamin Bloomstone is a Managing Member of Cross Shore and shares responsibility for research and the overall investment process with Mr. Linell. Mr. Bloomstone worked in the financial services industry for 24 years before joining Cross Shore in March 2003. From 1989 until 2003, he was a Managing Director and equity product manager at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was responsible for institutional equity research sales in the Boston area. Prior to joining Credit Suisse First Boston, Mr. Bloomstone was a principal with Bernstein in the institutional sales area. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, where he was a CPA in the audit and tax division. Mr. Bloomstone received his B.S. in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.