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Editorial Team

Our editorial team provides expert advice and guidance in the consulting, education, finance and law industry. Feedback and inquiries may be submitted by email to editors@vault.com.

Derek Loosvelt

Senior Finance Editor

Derek Loosvelt, Vault's Global Finance Editor, monitors company and career developments in the accounting, banking, financial services, hedge fund, insurance, investment management, private equity and venture capital industries. In addition to producing five full-length career guides annually, Derek manages finance company profiles on Vault.com.

Rachel Marx Boufford

Senior Law Editor

Rachel is Vault’s law editor, and covers news and career advice relating to the legal industry on Vault’s Law Blog. Rachel has a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Tufts University. Prior to joining Vault, she worked as a litigation associate at a large New York law firm.

Phil Stott


Phil Stott is a Vault Editor. Since joining Vault in 2007, he has covered a variety of industries including consulting, consumer products and technology. He is also well-versed in general career issues, having worked in a variety of fields including freelance journalism, consumer banking, English language teaching, soccer coaching and more. Originally from Scotland, he holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature and Modern History and a Masters in Research in Civil Engineering.

Piyali Syam

Piyali is the Associate Law Editor at Vault. She has a BA in Philosophy from Fordham University and has worked at the Fordham Law School and written for the PBS show NATURE. She writes about general and law-related career topics on Vault’s blog.

Cathy Vandewater

Associate Producer

Cathryn is an Associate Producer at Vault.com. Originally from Utica, NY, she earned an AA in liberal arts and theater before heading to Brooklyn to study writing at Pratt Institute. Consistently working 3 to 4 jobs at a time since graduating, Cathryn has learned a thing or two about finding, managing, and keeping employment—but is always on the hunt for new information and ways to apply it.

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