Jacques R. Elmaleh, CFA, is the Director of Research; Lead Portfolio Manager of the growth, dividend and international strategies; and Principal of Steinberg Global Asset Management, Ltd. He leads the firm’s investment committee and is an experienced research analyst specializing in equity and industry analysis and performance attribution. Mr. Elmaleh joined Steinberg Global in 2004 after six years with Earl M. Foster Associates, a money management firm in Miami. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of South Florida. In 2007, Mr. Elmaleh became a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Elmaleh received his MBA from the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Patrick Cesarano Scholarship for academic excellence in finance. He received his Bachelor of Science from Boston College in 1994, majoring in biology. Mr. Elmaleh enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, biking and boating.