Stephanie Sonnabend

Co-Founder, Chair of the Board

Stephanie is passionate about making the world a better place. Former CEO and President of Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Stephanie led a publicly traded global hospitality company, built a strong corporate culture applauded by the industry and spearheaded significant growth, internationally and in the U.S. She currently is an advisor to SAFR, a startup ridesharing company focused on empowering women drivers and passengers. Previous board experience includes Sonesta Hotels, Century Bank and SVN. Today, she is a director, speaker, executive coach, and consultant, with a special focus on family businesses, hospitality, and transitions and succession planning for boards, CEOs, senior executives and organizations. Stephanie resides in Sarasota, FL, and Portsmouth, NH.

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