Stuart J. Birdt is a Wealth Manager at Manchester Capital Management, a multi-family office and wealth management firm based in Santa Barbara. He began his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and later specialized as a sell-side equity analyst covering the European telecom industry. Mr. Birdt holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College. He is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).