Nicholas (Nick) Zdeblick is a Principal at Fayez Sarofim & Co. and member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Zdeblick joined the firm in 2006 as an Associate. He is a portfolio manager for a variety of institutional and high net worth clients and serves as the sector leader for the technology and telecommunications industries. Currently he is responsible for research of the financial and technology industries. Mr. Zdeblick received an M.B.A. from Stanford University in 2006 and a B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University in 2000. Prior to attending Stanford University, he was employed with Fayez Sarofim & Co. as a Financial Analyst, Morgan Stanley as an Investment Banker in the Global Energy Group, and with Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company as an Associate specializing in long-short equity and mortgage hedge funds. Mr. Zdeblick is the current chairperson of the Junior League of Houston Community Foundation, for which he has served as a board member since 2012. He is an active participant in Rice University’s Jones College and has acted as a Community Associate since 2007. He is a Houston Rockets and Rice Owls season ticket holder. Nick has called Houston home since 1996 and now lives with his wife Beth and their two young children across the street from Rice University.