Christina Stenson is a partner at Gladstone Place Partners based in San Francisco. She is a longtime communications professional working at the intersection of technology, finance and media. She has worked on a range of financial communications and issues management situations.
Her recent client work has included advising Accenture on corporate positioning, The Kraft Heinz Company and Armstrong Flooring with management transitions, Hasbro in its acquisition of eOne and WeWork throughout its capital-raising and strategic repositioning. Her experience also includes working with SurveyMonkey, Stitch Fix and LendingClub on their IPOs, Del Monte Foods’ sale of its consumer foods business, Skype’s sale to Microsoft, Barnes & Noble’s acquisition of Nook and Brocade’s sale to Broadcom. Christina has also worked on activism assignments for Yahoo! as well for Dura’s Chapter 11 reorganization, SIRVA’s restructuring process, and Northwest Airlines’ emergence from bankruptcy. Additionally, she has worked with companies including Broadcom, Cisco, Kleiner Perkins, Visa, and a number of investment firms in private equity and venture capital.
Prior to Gladstone, Christina worked at Brunswick Group for nearly 13 years, in both the New York and San Francisco offices. A partner at Brunswick, she was a member of the leadership team in its San Francisco office. She is a San Francisco native and attended the University of California, Santa Barbara.