About Us

Public sector procurement organizations face constant pressure

as a result of declining budgets and increased customer service expectations.

tier one procurement

With an increasing emphasis on increasing value per tax dollar spent, EqualLevel understands that it is more important than ever to deliver affordable software solutions that mimic the consumer experience, works out of the box and can support current and future technology advances.

We Help Organizations

Connect with suppliers digitally.

Eliminate paper and manual processes.

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.


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


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


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Orville Bailey

CEO, Co-Founder


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


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.

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Ira Golden

Vice President of Product Management


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


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.

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Eric Gould

North American Director of Sales


Eric joins the EqualLevel team with over 30 years of sales experience in both the public and private sectors. Eric’s track record of success building teams and developing sales initiatives will help the EqualLevel market growth and expansion strategy.

Before joining EqualLevel, Eric was the Director of Strategic Accounts at goSafe, a regional Safety PPE supplier, where he helped grow and manage its largest customers, as well as developed and executed the program for public sector support. Prior to that, he was a Program Manager for US Communities supporting public agencies in a 5 state area.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Meredith Bagnulo

Director of Marketing


As Director of Marketing, Meredith is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies to create awareness of the company’s business activities.

Meredith Bagnulo brings over 25 years of marketing communications experience representing a broad spectrum of companies from start-ups and emerging growth companies to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies. She also has deep technology industry expertise in the areas of telecommunications, enterprise software, security, data storage, IoT, satellite, and wireless.

Meredith holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and Spanish from Virginia Tech.

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Lindsey Swift

Manager Supplier Programs


Lindsey joined the EqualLevel team in 2021 with close to a decade in supporting suppliers during B2B eCommerce integrations.  As the Supplier Services Manager, she is responsible for delivering a seamless integration process to suppliers so that they may transact electronically with their customers.

Before joining EqualLevel, she was a Team Lead and Senior Account Manager at Supplier Solutions where she managed the onboarding and continued support of suppliers during implementations of their B2B punchout catalogs with their customers and respective eProcurement systems.

Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Technology in Information Technologies-Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics from Oklahoma State University.

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