Stuart Lasher is founder, chairman, and CEO of Quantum Capital Partners, Inc., a family office that invests in restaurants, retail, services, software communications and other industries. Quantum Capital Partners also provides due diligence, management, consulting and merger and acquisitions services. The investments are funded through the family office as well as strategic partners. Current investments of Quantum Capital Partners include: PDQ Southern Texas, Fitlife Foods, Positive Lifestyle International, and is an active board member of Life Time Fitness. Stuart is a Florida State University graduate with degrees in finance and accounting, and is a licensed CPA by the State of Florida. He has also been awarded Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Inc. Magazine- 57th fastest growing company, and St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year.