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Questar Welcomes Brad Baumgartner as new
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing


Location: Apple Valley, MN

Date: February 17, 2014

Questar Assessment, Inc. (Questar) announced today that Brad Baumgartner has been named Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the company. Questar is a leading educational assessment provider for states, school districts, and higher education institutions.

Mr. Baumgartner will head up the organization’s domestic and international sales efforts, leading traditional product and scoring services marketing and the proposal process, as well as managing state relationships and partnerships. He brings vast experience in the education field to Questar, having worked extensively with states, districts, partners, and international groups. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Global Sales at ConnectEdu, an online service provider for career and college planning. Prior to his tenureat ConnectEdu, Brad worked as Director of Business Development at Ellucian (formerly SunGard Higher Education), where he helped educational institutions align information technology with academic strategic plans. He also served as Director of Global Business Development at Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical products and services.

In making the announcement, Ms. Jamie Post Candee, President and Chief Executive Officer of Questar, said “Brad brings an exciting focus to our sales and marketing strategies. He has over 10-years’ experience selling enterprise level software and services to government and education markets. I am very excited to have him on board to help us expand Questar’s presence in the school, district, and international markets.”

A graduate of Indiana University, Brad makes his home in the Indianapolis area. Brad began his career with Dynix, the industry leader in the development of library and digital asset systems.

About Questar Assessment, Inc.

Questar Assessment, Inc. is a leading educational assessment provider for states, schools, and school districts. Headquartered in Minnesota, Questar offers comprehensive custom assessment services—from large-scale statewide assessment programs to alternate, modified, and English language proficiency assessments. Questar provides complete, end-to-end services designed to address all aspects of assessment: from test design, development, calibration, and psychometric services to print production, distribution, scanning, scoring, reporting, and data analysis. Questar also offers customized online testing services to schools and educational entities in the K–12 market. For further information, visit or call 1-800-800-2598.