Our Editorial Staff

Lauren Sullivan | Senior Director of Content Marketing
Lauren Sullivan is Senior Director of Content Marketing at LearnVest. A longtime client (she discovered LearnVest’s awesomeness mid-panic attack, just hours after learning she was pregnant with her first child), she believes wholeheartedly that financial planning can be easy and, well, fun. Prior to joining the team, she worked at the TODAY show as Managing Editor of Content Strategy, ensuring the broadcast’s best moments—both on air and behind the scenes—were delivered to fans after their TVs turn off. Leveraging content, social and multimedia channels, she helped build TODAY’s digital audience into a millions-strong community.

 

Susan Segrest | Executive Editor
Susan Segrest is Executive Editor at LearnVest. She’s been an editor or content strategy consultant for a variety of media outlets including AOL, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, the New York Daily News, Prevention, Seventeen and Vetstreet, as well as corporate sites such as Coca-Cola Journey. She’s also written a humor book for Random House and taught magazine and digital publishing at the Columbia Publishing Course.

 

Julia Chang | Deputy Editor
Julia Chang is a Deputy Editor at LearnVest. Previously, she worked for the custom content division of Time Inc., where she helped produce award-winning print and online content for financial consumers. Most of her career has been in business and financial journalism, but when she’s not thinking or writing about money, she’s watching the latest mystery or suspense series in marathon sessions.

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Esther Crain | Features Editor
Esther Crain is the Features Editor at LearnVest. She’s been a staff editor as well as freelance writer and editor at various national media outlets including Yahoo, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Women’s Health, Shape, Self and Men’s Journal. Before joining the LearnVest editorial team, she published her second book, The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910 (Hachette).

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Jennifer Liu | Assistant Editor
Jennifer Liu is an Assistant Editor at LearnVest. She graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis in magazine editing. She has worked for publications specializing in women’s lifestyle, music, film, entertainment and local-business content across New York, London and Missouri.

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Christine Aebischer | Editorial Assistant
Christine Aebischer is an Editorial Assistant at LearnVest. She graduated from The College of New Jersey with degrees in journalism and English. Prior to joining LearnVest, she created digital and print content for publications specializing in luxury real estate, interior design and lifestyle trends.

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Nina Stoller-Lindsey | Digital Marketing Associate
Nina Stoller-Lindsey is a Digital Marketing Associate at LearnVest, where she’s also worked in email marketing, ad copywriting and PR. As a freelance journalist, Nina has written for The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Time Out New York, Quartz, Thrillist and Mic, covering arts and culture topics ranging from the science behind the art of Jeff Koons to instrumental jazz covers of Michael Jackson megahits.