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Stephen Pettibone


Stephen advises clients on investor relations programs as well as a range of strategic communications issues, including mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, financial restatements, and activist shareholder situations.

Engagements include:

  • Pebblebrook Hotel Trust on its unsolicited acquisition of LaSalle Hotel Properties
  • Brunswick Corporation on the planned spin-off of Life Fitness
  • ILG on activist defense and merger with Marriott Vacations

Prior to joining SVC, Stephen was the Head of Investor Relations for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide from 2012 until its merger with Marriott International in 2016, where he developed and executed Starwood’s II-ranked Investor Relations program, and served as the Company’s key point of contact with investors and analysts through multiple CEO and CFO transitions.

Stephen graduated cum laude from Middlebury College, with a B.A. in Political Science and German, and received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

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