Samantha Stone is an Associate Director in the U.S. Corporate Ratings practice at S&P Global. She has been covering a portfolio of investment grade and high yield companies in the Retail and Restaurants team since 2014. Prior to this, Samantha worked in the Media & Entertainment team following radio and television broadcasters, outdoor advertisers, and business-to-business service providers.

Samantha is committed to giving back by engaging in activities that improve the lives of children facing adversities, promote diversity, and empower women. She enjoys mentoring and coaching young professionals and students, and has been a mentor of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City for over the past seven years. Samantha graduated from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration and received her Master in Business Administration from Columbia University. Samantha enjoys travelling and learning new cultures.