Russ Bubas, Founder & President

A Leading Expert in Corporate Investigations

Russ Bubas established Data Quest, Ltd. in 1981. As agency President, his distinguished 40+ year career has earned him the reputation as a leading expert in the investigations industry. Russ’ experience includes four years as a Counter-Intelligence Officer serving in the United States and Korea. He then served as Vice President of the Better Service Bureau (New York City), Director of Loss Prevention for R.H. Stearns Company (Boston), and Manager of Investigative Services for the Standard Service Bureau (Boston). 

Russ has built Data Quest from a small, local detective agency to a corporate private investigations agency servicing thousands of clients throughout the United States. The agency is headquartered in New Bedford, Massachusetts with a branch office in New York City.

Russ earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from New York University. He is a member of LPDAM (Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts) and a frequent contributor to a number of retail and hospitality trade publications. Furthermore, Russ is the author of Be a Big Time, Big Deal Private Eye and Make Money at It in Today’s Business World, Clowns and Capers and Joy Street.

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Russ Bubas

Russ Bubas, President

“Successful investigations require intelligence, creativity, initiative and dedication to purpose. We at Data Quest use all of these attributes, and our experience and expertise, to solve problems and provide important and significant assistance to our clients. With a deep foundation in integrity and ethics, our services supply a crucial need in today’s corporate, legal and private sector worlds. We strive, quite simply, to be the best at what we do, provide it at a market competitive price and do it honestly and professionally.”