Sandra Stella Business Advisor
Sandra Stella is a Business Advisor at Grassi, where she is responsible for advancing the firm’s growth initiatives in the South Florida market.
Sandra advises business owners and high-net-worth individuals on the strategies and tools available to help them grow and preserve their wealth most effectively. She works closely with Grassi’s Trust & Estate team in Palm Beach to identify opportunities to connect individuals, families and businesses to the resources they need to meet their financial objectives.
Sandra also collaborates with business partners and their clients in many of the industries Grassi serves. She conducts needs assessments and recommends creative solutions to their business challenges, including succession planning, growth strategies, budgeting and client relations.
Sandra has more than 20 years of business consulting experience in B2B and B2C roles. She has worked with executives, investors, government officials and policymakers around the world to develop and execute programmatic, marketing and business development plans. Her diverse background includes positions at the UK Consulate, the Italian Embassy and corporations in Canada, Italy and the U.S. She is fluent in Italian, English and French.
Actively involved in the business community, Sandra sits on the Board of Directors of the Exit Planning Institute and of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Estate Planning Council. She is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Leadership Business Council of Palm Beach and past co-chair of the Ambassador Program of the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Sandra is also dedicated to giving back to the community through her support of charitable organizations. She sits on the advisory boards of multiple nonprofits, including the Boys & Girls Club of Wellington, Funding Art Broward, ELITE Foundation, and the African Orphan Educational Foundation.
Sandra holds a Master’s degree from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Reading in Berkshire, England.