The Test Prep Insight expert network is an accomplished group of professionals dedicated to the educational betterment of our readers. They help ensure the content we publish is accurate, comprehensive, and based in the most current education and learning development best practices. We draw on the knowledge and experience of highly-skilled experts from a variety of backgrounds, including teachers, professors, lawyers, learning & development professionals, linguists, and PhDs. Each member of our network was chosen for their informed perspective on education and their understanding of its importance in our lives.

Meet Our Experts

Rick Lopez, M.Ed.

Rick Lopez, M.Ed. is a recently retired high school math and science teacher of 47 years. During his illustrious teaching career, Rick frequently tutored students on the SAT and ACT, and has helped numerous pupils achieve top scores on both exams. Rick received his Master’s in Education from Azusa Pacific University and Bachelors in Physical Education and Biology from Cal Poly Pomona.

Summer Holloway, DMD

Dr. Summer Holloway, DMD is a practicing dentist with close to a decade of experience, and is the owner of Floss Dental Boutique in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Holloway received her DMD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her BS in Nutritional Science from the University of Nevada, Reno.

John Ross, JD, CPA

John Ross, JD, MSA, CPA (inactive) is a former CPA and corporate attorney. John has worked as an associate attorney for Vault 100 law firm Cooley LLP, as well as Big 4 accounting firm Deloitte Touche.  He graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law and holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters in Accounting from San Diego State University.

Craig Stoltenburg, CFA, CFP

Craig Stoltenburg, CFA, CFP recently retired after working in the finance industry for 30+ years. During his career, Craig worked for such financial giants as AIG, Pacific Life and Valic. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder, as well as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).

Nadine Crow, PE

Nadine Crow, PE is a civil engineer with close to a decade of experience and holds a Professional Engineer license. Nadine has worked in a number of positions within the field of civil engineering, all with varying duties and responsibilities. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as an MBA.

Lamont Hornbeck, MD

Dr. Lamont Hornbeck, MD is a dermatologist with more than 20 years of experience treating patients in the greater Sacramento, California area. In addition to practicing dermatology full-time, he mentors aspiring doctors on their journey through medical school and into practice, particularly helping them with the MCAT and USMLE exams.

Alaina Ross, RN

Alaina Ross, RN is a registered nurse with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in the pre-op and PACU departments for some of the largest hospital systems on the west coast. Alaina received her BSN from Roseman University in Henderson, Nevada.

Thomas Mühlbacher

Thomas Mühlbacher is our resident linguist and language learning specialist. Born in Bavaria, Germany, Tom is fluent in five languages (English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish). Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Passau, a public research university located in Passau, Germany.

Scott Furbershaw, CPA

Scott Furbershaw, CPA is a Senior Tax Manager at Cubic Corporation in San Diego, California. During his more than 10 years in public accounting, Scott has worked for Big 4 accounting firm Deloitte, as well as several publicly-traded companies. Scott holds a Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) from San Diego State University.

Our publication process for e-learning content includes close review by an authority in the field related to the subject of each article. Each expert helps ensure our articles reflect the most recent scientific studies and uphold the highest standards of accuracy and integrity. Many of our experts have themselves contributed to white papers, published books, or made media appearances to discuss education-related issues. We cite the experts who examine our content by name, and provide links to their profiles, which include biographies, education and professional experience, and photos.

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