Meet Stuart Nachbar aka ‘Ed Quest’
Meet Stuart Nachbar, aka ‘Ed Quest’
Stuart Nachbar is publisher of EducatedQuest.com, a Web-based, parent-focused blog that provides timely advice on the college search as well as profiles of the best values in higher education. Stuart has worked around higher education for more than two decades as a writer, urban economic development professional and software marketing executive. His expertise helps families consider academics, costs, housing, student success, career development, networking opportunities, and more, enabling them to get the best return on their investment in a college education.
Prior to starting EducatedQuest.com, Stuart was senior vice president, and one of the original members of the management team, for College Central Network (CCN), a New York City-based company that develops, manages and markets Web-based applications used by more than 650 U.S. college and university career centers. Over eleven years he directed sales, marketing, product development and customer training and helped build one of the largest client bases in the higher education space. CCN is entering its 19th year in business, longer than any company serving its market.
Stuart has a BA in Political Science and a MBA in Marketing from Rutgers University, a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a Certificate in Digital Media Marketing from New York University. He completed his Certificate in College Counseling (with Distinction) from UCLA. In 2009 he penned Defending College Heights, a novel surrounding the murder of a U.S. Army recruiter during the Second Gulf War.
Stuart is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC), the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) the National College Access Network (NCAN) and the Education Writer’s Association (EWA).