Meet the Leaders Guiding Our Strategy and Mission

Stephen Lazer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen (Steve) Lazer serves as Questar Assessment’s president and chief executive officer. A long-time veteran of Questar’s parent company, Educational Testing Service (ETS), and highly respected throughout the industry for his assessment expertise and business acumen, Steve plays a pivotal role in driving innovation and ensuring that the company continues to build on its track record of exceptional growth and achievement.

Jason Hake

Chief Financial Officer

Jason Hake is the financial leader for the company, guiding the strategic direction, identifying revenue and profit improvement opportunities, and analyzing the financial implications of business activities through his demonstrated ability to resolve complex financial issues; and manage cash flow, assets, liability, and all fiscal reporting activities.

Jenn Dunn

Chief Assessment and Data Officer

Jennifer Dunn, Ph.D., provides day-to-day leadership and management of Questar Assessment’s Psychometric team, while also advising clients on the implications that assessment decisions might have on state education policy and most importantly, students, parents, and educators.

Brad M. Baumgartner

Chief Strategy Officer

As chief strategy officer for Questar, Brad Baumgartner oversees ongoing business operations, with a focus on the company’s drive for ever-improving operational excellence.

Kristin Werk, PMP

Chief Operating Officer

Since joining Questar Assessment in 2015, Kristin Werk, PMP, has proven herself to be a highly effective and adaptable leader, advancing rapidly from the role of senior director of sales effectiveness to vice president of education services.

Brendan Kealey

Chief Information Officer

In his role as chief information officer, Brendan Kealey establishes and directs the strategic long-term goals, policies, and procedures of Questar Assessment’s team of technology engineering and delivery professionals, along with analyzing our current technology design, development, administration, and data management for accuracy and efficiency.