Steve Gorelik is the fund manager of Firebird's U.S. Value Fund as well as portfolio manager of Firebird's Eastern Europe and Russia funds. He joined Firebird in 2005 from Columbia Business School while completing his education in a highly selective Value Investing program. Prior to business school, Steve was an operational strategy consultant at Deloitte, working with companies in various industries including banking, health care, and retail. He holds a B.S. degree from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a CFA charter and membership in the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Steve serves on the boards of Teliani Valley (Georgia), Arco Vara (Estonia), and Pharmsynthez (Russia). He speaks Russian, English, and his native Belarusian.