About Stuart

Stuart Papavassiliou is a freelance writer and editor with a 15-plus year in publishing, both in web and print. Stuart served as editor of three nationally recognized trade publications serving the commercial finance industry. As editor of the Monitor and ABF Journal, he also directed the content for the publications’ companion websites www.monitordaily.com and www.abfjounal.com.

Stuart also served as editor of two leading online platforms serving the equipment leasing and finance and asset-based lending industries: www.equipmentfa.com and www.abladvisor.com. Additionally, he directed editorial content for the National Equipment Finance Association’s magazine Newsline in 2015 and 2016.

During his distinguished publishing career in commercial finance, Stuart penned more than 100 articles and conducted interviewed association and industry leaders including United States Congressman Kenneth Bentsen, and William G. (Woody) Sutton, a retired Rear Admiral of the United States Navy. Both Congressman Bentsen and Mr. Sutton were President of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. Additionally, Stuart has interviewed several U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges; banking and commercial finance executives from the nation’s leading financial institutions; crisis management and corporate renewal professionals and scores of industry experts.

Acknowledged by industry executives and corporate communications professionals alike, Stuart prides himself on his ability to capture the innate personalities of the leaders he has profiled as well as his ability to communicate complex subject matter in a clear, elegant and concise way.

As an editor, Stuart maintained the highest standards in presenting current and relevant content in the industries he served. He continues to bring forth this value for his clients.

Beyond the world of commercial finance, Stuart has also published articles and other content on subject matter ranging from classical music to cinematic history. He holds a bachelor's degree in music from Indiana University and lives in Philadelphia. 


Creativity is intelligence having fun.
— Albert Einstein

Stuart's Favorites

  • Books
    • The Prince of Tides
    • The Fall of Constantinople 1453
  • Films
    • All About Eve
    • Divas
      • Maria Callas
      • Ella Fitzgerald
      • Eva Cassidy
    • Taste in Music
      • Claudio Monteverdi
      • J.S. Bach
      • W.A. Mozart
      • Johannes Brahms
      • Johnny Mercer
      • Duke Ellington
    • Food
      • A Well-Grilled Cheeseburger