Stephan Maldonado is Vault's Senior Consulting Editor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University. His professional experience includes more than six years of writing for the web as a digital marketer, copywriter, and editor. His writing spans numerous industries, including education, healthcare, retail, and fitness and nutrition. He is an aspiring novelist and is working on a novel in his free time. Stephan currently resides in New York.
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