Mr. Bloch has assumed a number of leadership roles since joining Bernstein in 1990, including heading the New York office, the Wealth Management Group and the National Business Development Group. He has also served head of US sales for AllianceBernstein Investments, the firm's retail distribution division. Mr. Bloch is currently chairman of Bernstein’s Marketing Advisory Board. Previously, he was senior vice president in the corporate finance department at Oppenheimer & Co. and vice president in public finance at Dean Witter Reynolds. He earned a BA from Hamilton College and an MBA from Yale University.