Mr. Pafumi earned a B.S. degree in finance and engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.S. degree in Quantitative Analysis as well as an M.B.A. in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He has been cited in a variety of financial newspapers, investor magazines, and engineering journals. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, NBC, and PBS. His only formal education in religion and theology is from nearly five years of rigorous study at St. Joseph's Catholic School.