Stephen Buehler is a Managing Director of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Blackstone Individual Investor Solutions, a strategic initiative within the Hedge Fund Solutions Group.
In this role, Mr. Buehler helps lead the Individual Investor Solutions initiative, including the development, structuring and operation of regulated investment fund solutions, and all strategic business development initiatives. Prior to his role as COO of Individual Investor Solutions, Mr. Buehler performed due diligence and monitoring procedures on the Hedge Fund Solutions Group’s existing and prospective underlying hedge fund investments from a business and financial perspective. In addition, Mr. Buehler assisted the Hedge Fund Solutions Group's senior management team identify and implement strategic growth plans and best practices.
Before joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Buehler worked at Merrill Lynch as a Relationship Manager for the firm’s hedge fund clients. Prior to that, Mr. Buehler was a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Assurance Practice.
Mr. Buehler received a Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University where he graduated summa cum laude. He also received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Buehler is a Certified Public Accountant.