After nearly 10 years as a management consultant in the U.S and Europe, Stopher founded and serves as President & CEO of Legacy.com. The Internet's leading online memorialization company, it hosts an online obituary for 7 of 10 people who die each day in the U.S. The company provides services for leading newspaper websites in the U.S., Canada, UK, and Australia, and for funeral homes served by those newspapers. The Legacy.com domain is among the 100 most visited in the U.S., with its traffic distributed primarily among the company's 800+ newspaper affiliates.

Bartol oversees management, operations and strategy for Legacy.com, Inc.

Before launching Legacy.com in 1998, Bartol spent 10 years in management consulting with McKinsey & Company.

A native of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, he earned a Bachelor’s degree from Beloit College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.