National Advisory Council

Stan Christensen

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2015


Cathy Christensen


Job Title: Managing Director
Company: Arbor Advisors
Location: California, United States


  • financial advisory firm consulting


Stan Christensen is managing director of Arbor Advisors. He started his career in corporate finance on Wall Street, then worked as a negotiation advisor with the consulting arm of The Harvard Negotiation Project. He worked with corporations and governments to negotiate transactions and mediate conflicts. Before cofounding Arbor, Stan was general manager of a Linux-based software company. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations from BYU and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a former Kellogg Fellow, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and on the Stanford School of Engineering faculty. Stan and Cathy have three children.