Our executive team’s leadership style creates a positive environment dedicated to the success of our clients and our people. Their mindsets demonstrate leadership working for our people to enhance their growth, which in turn, accelerates ours. There is a strong bond among our organization and the clients we serve. Many say it feels like a family working for and with us. Our leaders are trendsetters that challenge and inspire us to drive in the Client Lane everyday.
Meet Our Leaders
President & CEO
Donny Barstow is passionate about technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and growth. As president and CEO of MCCi and JustFOIA, Donny has extensive experience in sales & marketing, finance, technology, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Donny has a Management Information Systems BS from Florida State University and an MBA from the University of Florida. He is the founder of Tallahassee Entrepreneurs Organization (TEO), a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 26, a former Tallahassee Chamber Board Member, and a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He is most proud of MCCi’s recognition as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies list and Best Companies to Work.
On a personal note, Donny is married and has two daughters. You can find him on the water (salt-water fishing) in his spare time or spending time outdoors with friends and family.
Client Commitments: Maintain a best-in-class team. Meet client core values.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Traci Small has extensive experience in sales leadership and operations, marketing, and strategic growth in the technology industry. Her role on the executive team is to spearhead the go-to-market strategy. Her government and commercial experience has elevated MCCi’s quest to provide hyperautomation technology to clients nationwide.
Traci has a BA in Psychology from Florida State University. Before joining MCCi, she was a political consultant to enterprise software companies and spent 15 years in business development and operations at Gartner. Traci currently serves on the Florida Technology Council board and is a founding member of a not-for-profit, The Oasis Center for Women & Girls.
Those who work with Traci would describe her as someone that is always ready to have a conversation, who has a strong desire for success, and a passion for people – personally and professionally. She has two college-age daughters and together, they are avid adventure seekers. In-between meetings, you will often find her in our game room, challenging someone to a game of ping-pong!
Client Commitments: Offer solutions for clients to prosper. Have a client-first approach in everything we do.
Chief Operating Officer
Victor D’Aurio is the chief operations officer for MCCi and JustFOIA. His executive team’s role is to lead the full spectrum of business operations from development and professional services to technical support and MCCi’s operational technologies.
Victor has a BS in Business Management and Marketing from Florida State University. From the beginning, Victor was energized by the technology industry. He served as an executive for two technology companies in his career and played a crucial role in scaling organizations and maintaining a great culture.
A few words to describe Victor are passionate, energetic, Mr. Positive, and focused. We find him talking with team members (often not in his department) to see how he can help achieve their goals for the day. Victor works hard and plays hard. If he is not on a client call or in the office, you can find Victor with his wife and three daughters or playing video games with family.
Client Commitments: Provide world-class support. Complete successful client projects.
Chief Financial Officer
Jim Dandy is the chief financial officer for MCCi and JustFOIA. His role goes beyond our company numbers to include finance, compliance, reporting, human resources, technology, mergers and acquisitions.
Jim has a BS in Accounting from LaSalle University. His career started by working at one of the Big Four accounting firms, KPMG. Over the years, he found a passion for growing technology companies to the next stage. Jim brings a strategic focus to MCCi and valuable insight to the executive team.
If you’re on a video call with Jim, his cat, Prada, may enjoy the screentime too! Jim enjoys traveling and watching soccer. When he needs a bite to eat, you can find him at the closest WaWa or enjoying a salad with no dressing. He is a proud father of two adult children.
Client Commitments: Bill timely and accurately. Smooth out the purchasing process.
HOW OUR LEADERSHIP SERVES
Our Leadership Rocks the Boat
When you read our Core Values, you will learn we are unreasonably picky about our teammates – executives included. They cultivate the strong dedication to our code and core values, and work tirelessly to empower our clients and team to succeed. This mindset demonstrates leadership working for our people to accelerate their growth, which in turn, accelerates ours. Here are examples of how leadership serves.
Innovation and evolution are an essential part of leadership’s role in improving existing infrastructure, systems, and processes to develop new ways of conducting business.
Leadership prevents missing deadlines and the need to rely on others for reminders to complete tasks, and when other priorities arise, they communicate with stakeholders to adjust timelines.
They keep their word, take responsibility for their actions, think proactively, mentor others, listen and learn earnestly, and drive personal and professional growth, to name a few.
Working SMARTer, not harder. Every agenda discussed and followed through by leadership possesses specific, measurable, assignable, relevant, time-based criteria – every ounce of which our team is held accountable.
True to their word in all they do, they are dedicated to building trust amongst our clients and team.
The Client Lane
Our mantra is a commitment by our team that clients are our number one priority. Our leadership is genuine, always available, responsive, and resourceful.
Relationships are the only thing that get us through the tough times, and increase employee retention in the most stressful situations. Communication is key.
They set and inspect goals, KPIs, and operational plans. Metrics are valued, consistent, and provide accountability.
Transparency, especially during tough times, shows commitment to the success of our clients, our team, and our organization. The open-door policy allows for open communication with every client and team member.