In 1997, Jay Steinmetz founded the company known today as Barcoding Inc. In 2004, Barcoding Inc. became an Inc. 500 company and was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of ten privately held technology companies to watch. In 2006 Jay was nominated and as a finalist and subsequently won the honor of Entrepreneur of the Year for the State of Maryland in Technology from Ernst & Young. Jay sits on multiple boards including the State of Maryland’s Technology Development Corporation which he has held the title of Chairman and Treasurer. Behind Jay’s leadership and 24 years of experience in the automatic identification industry, Barcoding Inc. employs over 90 people in 16 states.
Quincey Gamble has over a decade of experience in progressive politics and community organizing. His past positions include: Political Director for SEIU 1199 MD/DC Division, Executive Director of the Maryland Democratic Party, National Political Director for Voter Protection at the Democratic National Committee and Managing Director for Rock the Vote. Quincey has worked on four presidential campaigns: Governor Howard Dean, Senator John Kerry, President Barack Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton.
Additionally, he has served as a senior campaign advisor to many local, state and national candidates. He most recently served as Executive Director of OneBaltimore, a public-private partnership formed to address the systemic problems which plague Baltimore; and to help shape and support efforts to rebuild Baltimore communities and neighborhoods.
Danny Logsdon is the chief technology officer for Modern Advocacy and is responsible for the technology vision, strategy and new product initiatives to promote citizen activism. For more than 20 years, Mr. Logsdon has been a software architect in several industries writing mission-critical, enterprise software solutions for the federal government as well as public and private organizations. His extensive technical knowledge, coupled with his desire for citizen activism and promoting awareness, allow him to lead and develop new innovative solutions for Modern Advocacy. Mr. Logsdon is also the owner of Production Ready®, a software product and consulting services company helping Maryland businesses adapt to changing technology in the marketplace, where he provides the leadership, vision and technology strategy for the organization.