Stewart Hall is CEO & Managing Partner of Public Policy Holding Company, LLC, which he co-founded in 2014, and co-founder and Chairman of Crossroads Strategies, LLC (CRS).
Stewart began his career as Legislative Director to Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) from 1992-1996. During this time, Stewart acquired a substantial background in defense policy, appropriations, financial services, and Senate procedure. In 1999, he co-founded Federalist Group, LLC as his first private sector venture.
While at Federalist Group, and later as Managing Director of Ogilvy Government Relations, Stewart was instrumental in altering and amending federal policy in the areas of telecommunications, defense, transportation, and financial services.
Under his guidance as CEO, Federalist Group was ultimately acquired by Ogilvy Public Relations, a WPP company, in 2005 and proceeded to double in size during the four years after the transaction under his continued leadership.
In 2010, Stewart co-founded CRS and in 2014, CRS was merged to form PPHC – the first full-service organization dedicated to synthesizing all disciplines of the public policy economy in a multi-brand, horizontally integrated company. In addition to his role in PPHC, he serves as Chairman of CRS …… where he continues to provide consulting and advocacy service to CRS clients.
Stewart is a graduate of the University of Alabama and earned an MA and Ph.D. in Government from the University of Virginia.