Jeff is a trusted advisor and well respected by his colleagues and peers. His experiences at both NBCUniversal and Comcast will bring valuable perspective to his new role with our group. I am pleased that he’s joining our owned stations family at an inflection point of rapid and exciting changes in our industry. I look forward to working with him to strengthen our local businesses, while continuing to reinforce our position as the only TV group in the country that can keep local English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere,” added Staab.
As CFO for NBCUniversal’s Operations and Technology division, Stone successfully led the financial operations and expansion of NBCUniversal’s owned production, post-production, media operations and on-air origination teams which primarily service NBCUniversal’s television, cable and film brands. In this role, Stone also supported NBCUniversal’s engineering, information technology, global security and global real estate groups. Prior to his success at NBCUniversal, Stone worked at Comcast Corporation for 10 years and held roles with increasing responsibilities at both Corporate and Regional business units. Before this, Stone worked at KPMG, LLP performing audits of publicly traded companies in the financial services, healthcare and education sectors.