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Stephen Cohen

Senior Managing Director
New York

Stephen develops and executes comprehensive reputation, corporate communications, positioning and investor relations programs aligned to business values and results.

Prior to joining Teneo, Stephen was a Vice President in the Executive Office at Goldman Sachs, where he worked with the executive team on financial communications and rebuilding the firm’s reputation after the financial crisis. Previously, Stephen was a Senior Vice President in Citigroup’s corporate affairs department, where he worked closely with the bank’s senior leadership team in navigating the financial crisis, the failing financial performance of the industry, the U.S. government’s involvement and the reputational backlash of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

As a reporter at Bloomberg News, Stephen wrote about financial markets and the financial services industry. In this role, he wrote breaking news stories, as well as in-depth features and profiles for Bloomberg’s Markets Magazine.

Stephen began his career as a financial journalist. Since leaving journalism, he has held a number of senior roles in corporate communications at some of the world’s largest and most complex financial institutions, where he was an advisor to senior management and a corporate spokesman.

Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He is a member of the Newhouse44, the school’s alumni leadership group.

He lives in New York with his wife and two children.