The Q Media 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 mid-Atlantic region and the nation. 

Q Media’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 – Vic Gerami, 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