Thought Leadership

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 between 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

Donny Barstow

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: Empower a best-in-class team. Exceed our core values.

Traci Small

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.

Victor D'Aurio

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.


Department Leaders

Shawn Herman

Shawn Herman

VP of Information Technology

Gareth Cales

Gareth Cales

VP of Client Innovation

Logan Di Liello

Logan Di Liello

VP of Sales

Nikki Roche

Nikki Roche

VP of Marketing


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.

Finish Lines

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.

Positive Examples

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.

Strong Relationships

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.


Celebrating Milestones & Our Culture


Contact Our Leadership Team

We put clients first, always. Our team is ready to show you the MCCi difference. Send us a message and we will follow up with you in one business day.