The Q Virginia Team is made up of a diverse group of professionals. We have extensive business, journalism and public relations experience. Our vast network of contributors, editors and professionals represents commercial, community and public interests across Virginia and the nation. 

Q Virginia's staff and associates include: 

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief – Justin Ayars, JD

Managing Editor & Creative Director – Jesse LaVancher

Director of Marketing & Communications – Steve Yavorsky, MBA

Art Director – John Dixon / Runningfire Design

Website Development – Taylor Pace

Staff Writers – Meredith Jenkins, Jerome West

Regular Contributors – Rayceen Pendarvis, Terri Schlichenmeyer, Michele Zehr

Sales Manager – Joy Farmer

National Advertising – Rivendell Media

Market Research – Community Marketing, Inc.

Media Consultants – Pink Banana Media

Event Management – Echelon Events

Wedding Consultants – Marriage Equality, LLC

Logo Designer – Umbrella Management Group

Nonprofit Affiliation – Equality First Foundation