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“Through our pedigree of fair and balanced reporting, ConsumerAffairs can achieve the best outcomes for both brands and consumers.”

Zac studied Engineering and Sculpture at Dartmouth College and lives in Tulsa with his wife their beautiful son, daughter and a pet fish named Giacometti. His volunteer activities include the Children's ...

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Jim Hood Founder and Editor

“Most people are way too trusting, way too polite and not nearly inquisitive enough. If everyone spent a little time reading worthwhile history, science and journalism instead of listening to blowhards and con artists, the American middle class wouldn't be imploding quite so quickly.”

A graduate of Southern Illinois University, ...

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Emily Moore Home and Mortgage Journalist

Emily Moore is a journalist and writer who has been writing professionally for more than 10 years. She specializes in real estate writing and has worked with nationally known news organizations and companies. She has degrees in journalism and political science from Michigan State University.

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“I think consumers need someone to listen to them and I find taking on that role to be very gratifying.” Mark has written about consumer issues for ConsumerAffairs.com since 2004. Previously, he was a news correspondent for the Associated Press Radio Network, Westwood One Radio Networks and Marketwatch.com.

Huffman also ...

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Christopher Maynard News Manager & Editor

Christopher Maynard is a New York-based writer and editor who has worked as a security guard, high school teacher, theatrical lighting designer and volunteer fireman. He is a graduate of Marist College. He has performed writing and editing duties for Brainstorm Health Services and ConsumerAffairs and spends his spare time ...

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“The Internet gives remarkable power to consumers but it affords even greater power to corporate interests, which is why it's essential to have sites like ConsumerAffairs.com to give consumers a voice and dig out information that's useful and illuminating to them.”

A veteran Associated Press newsman, Limbach worked for more ...

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“Consumers need to stand up, make noise and demand the service and product quality they are entitled to. This includes taking an active interest in politics and voting for candidates who don't move their lips when they read. Aggressive journalism and educated, civic-minded citizens are what made America great – ...

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Kristen Dalli is a New York native and recent graduate of Marist College. She has worked as a writer and editor for several different companies and publications, including Thought Catalog, The Oddysey, Thomas Greco Publishing, and several travel blogs. She's currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Non-Fiction at Fairfield University ...

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Amy Martyn Reporter

Amy Martyn is a writer and investigative reporter now based in San Diego by way of Tijuana, BC, Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA. She primarily writes about how consumers, taxpayers and businesses are affected by corporate and government policies.

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Daryl Nelson Contributing Writer

Daryl Nelson is a contributing writer for ConsumerAffairs.com. Before joining Consumer Affairs Daryl has written for Readers Digest, Townsquare Media, AllHipHop.com, The Urban Post, Impose Magazine, Crumbs for Men Magazine, and a number of other print and online publications. He's a native New Yorker, and attended both Virginia State University, ...

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Joan Lisante Contributing Writer

A graduate of New York Law School and Le Moyne College, Joan is an attorney who writes frequently about consumer issues. She is the author of ConsumerAffairs.com's Guide to Small Claims Court and has been published in The Washington Post, Better Homes & Gardens, Entrepreneur, and the American Bar Association ...

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Jan Yager, Ph.D. Contributing Writer

Jan Yager, Ph.D. is a sociologist, trainer, speaker, coach, and author of numerous nonfiction books on work and relationships and other topics including: Friendshifts, When Friendship Hurts, Work Less, Do More: The 14-Day Productivity Makeover, Creative Time Management for the New Millennium, Business Protocol, Road Signs on Lifes Journey, Victims, ...

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Robbie Kaplan Reporter and Editor

Robbie Miller Kaplan has traveled a long and interesting road to becoming a successful author. When she started writing career books, she had no idea she would eventually write about travel, social issues, loss, and grief. It's her personal experience and desire to make a difference that motivates her to ...

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Jonathan Hood Contributing Writer

Jonathan Hood is a New York City attorney who practices intellectual property law. He is also knowledgeable about consumer class actions and criminal defense.

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Ron Gasbarro Columnist

Ron Gasbarro, PharmD, is a pharmacist, medical writer, and principal at Rx-Press.com.

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Gary Guthrie is new to the ConsumerAffairs team. His main beats are technology and travel. Prior to ConsumerAffairs, he was a programming consultant for radio and TV stations in some 20 markets around the U.S., as well as a presentation developer for the likes of Jack Daniel's, Procter & Gamble, ...

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