Kelly Cardwell is the sole manager of Central Square Management LLC. The flagship Central Square Capital LP fund was formed in 2007 as a concentrated, value oriented long/short equity fund. In 2009 Mr. Cardwell was named one of Institutional Investor News’ Rising Stars of Hedge Funds. Previously, he worked at Fidelity Investments as both an Analyst and Portfolio Manager. He started in 1997 as an analyst covering various Consumer and Cyclical industries. In June, 2001 he assumed coverage of the Automotive sector and began management of the $60 Million Select Automotive Fund. After a successful stint on the Automotive Fund he transitioned coverage to Software and began management of the $1 Billion Select Software and Computer Services Fund in December 2002. After a 4 year period at the helm which included a #1 overall performance among Science & Technology funds in 2006, Mr. Cardwell departed Fidelity in March 2007 to launch Central Square Management LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bradley University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was named the University’s first Outstanding Finance Graduate. He is also a member of the CFA Institute.