About Us

Our vision is to power a public sector ecosystem that comprises the full buying and selling lifecycle that furthers the common good.

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Our target customers are public sector organizations that are committed to streamlining government and optimizing every dollar spent.

WE HELP AGENCIES

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Connect with suppliers digitally.

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Eliminate paper and manual processes.

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Optimize every dollar spent.

OUR CORE VALUES

Employee Success

Our people are the core of our business. Without them, we would not have the success we’ve been blessed with. We hire awesome people and expect great accomplishments.

Customer Success

Our customers’ success is critical to our growth and we’re committed to succeeding together.

Innovation

Regularly providing new, innovative solutions provides our customers with the ability to continuously improve.

Purpose

We exist to profitably provide great products and services while nurturing an open and inclusive work environment.

EXECUTIVES

Orville Bailey

CEO, Co-Founder

BIOGRAPHY

Orville co-founded EqualLevel with a vision to create a purchasing solution so straightforward and simple that it would be easier to use than avoid. As CEO, Orville is responsible for the overall company strategy, business development and sales and marketing. In addition, Orville also serves as Chairman of CustomPartNet Inc., a self-service online resource providing education, cost estimation, and productivity tools to the manufacturing industry.

Orville was co-founder and CEO of B2eMarkets, a pioneer and leader in the enterprise e-Sourcing market. In his capacity as CEO, Orville helped raise over $50 million in venture investment, across four rounds of funding for B2eMarkets, which was sold to VerticalNet in 2004. Orville was an executive at GE and led many of GE’s early e-Commerce initiatives, most notably in the areas of procurement, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing.

Orville holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

EDWARD POTOCKO

CTO, Co-Founder

BIOGRAPHY

Eddie co-founded EqualLevel, sharing Orville’s vision to create the world’s simplest purchasing solution. As CTO, Eddie’s focus is fulfilling EqualLevel’s mission to deliver full-featured eProcurement solutions offering unprecedented usability and scalability.

Prior to co-founding EqualLevel, Eddie worked as a software engineer for mSpot where he developed scalable web applications. Previous to that, he led the development team for CustomPartNet, an online resource for the manufacturing industry.

Eddie holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Ira Golden

Vice President of Product Management

BIOGRAPHY

Ira has been part of the EqualLevel team since its inception. As Vice President of Product Management, Ira is responsible for EqualLevel’s product planning, continuous improvement, and quality. Prior to joining EqualLevel, Ira was head of Product Management for CustomPartNet Inc., an online resource for the manufacturing industry, where he led the company’s content development program in addition to overseeing cost estimation and productivity tool design.

Ira holds a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.

SUNGWHAN OH

Vice President of Client Services

BIOGRAPHY

As Vice President of Client Services, Sung oversees EqualLevel’s customer solution implementation and supplier enablement. Sung is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with extensive training on ITIL and CMMI Level 5.

Prior to joining EqualLevel, Sung worked as a project manager at OST Inc., managing critical IT projects for the FAA, including modernization of Medical Support Systems and Automated Inventory Tracking System. Before OST, Sung worked at B2eMarkets as Manager of Customer Support to deliver client enablement support to a worldwide user base.

Sung holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Systems from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston.

CATHY BOYD

Director of Customer Success

BIOGRAPHY

Cathy Boyd joined EqualLevel in April 2019 as Director of Business Development, Education Markets. At EqualLevel, Cathy’s role is to manage successful digital transitions for both new and existing clients.

Cathy’s varied background includes over 20 years of focusing on customers’ successful conversions from manual, paper-based procurement processes to streamlined, cost-effective, and automated procurement processes.

Prior to joining EqualLevel, Cathy worked as a Member Services Executive for E&I Cooperative, where she teamed with business partners and eProcurement providers to support members through their successful digital transitions. Before E&I, Cathy served for many years in both sales and project management roles for ESM Solutions, implementing and documenting all products, and providing training. Her most recent position at ESM was Manager of Customer Support where she oversaw the team supporting all clients (buyers and sellers) with a focus on customer success.

Cathy’s diverse background has also included providing process redesign to assist in streamlining processes and reducing costs for a large K-12 supplier, in addition to roles as a Corporate Software Trainer and a Licensed Medical Technologist.

MATTHEW BIZET

Manager, Supplier Services

BIOGRAPHY

Matt has been part of the EqualLevel team since 2013. As Supplier Enablement Manager, he is responsible for delivering a seamless integration process to suppliers so that they may transact electronically with their customers. Before taking on the role of Supplier Enablement Manager, he served as Support and Implementation Specialist for EqualLevel.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Maryland

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