Levelbest Design: The Team

John Yaglenski
President / Chief Executive Officer
Graphic Designer/Project Leader


Founder and CEO of Levelbest Communications, John brings 25 years of communication and media talent to the table. His range of experience runs from Programming a Major Market Adult Contemporary Radio Station (while also serving as Mid-day Air Talent), to General Manager of Web Development for Erol's Internet / RCN  (one of the top Internet Service Providers in the country), to Information Technology Manager for one of the most respected Professional Organizations in the world, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). John's specialties include interface design, graphic layout, multimedia production, server installation / networking and maintenance and Active Server Pages. He excels in developing and formulating effective Internet marketing solutions that work in tandem with print and media advertising.


Mike Tickle
Chief Systems Architect
Web Applications Developer


Co-founder and Chief Systems Architect Mike Tickle has been a professional web developer since 1995. He got his start in the business in the U.S. Army, where he an early advocate of using the web to project the Army message to a growing online audience. He was the author of the U.S. Army Band's website, which was the first military music unit to have a web presence. Since then, Mike has developed data-driven websites for Quintiles Transnational, the State of North Carolina, GlaxoSmithKline and several small businesses in the Mid-Atlantic area. Mike believes that the use of the web goes beyond advertising. He feels that the web is a vital business tool for businesses of all sizes to collect, store, share and analyze information anywhere and anytime. His personal motto is "If it ain't broke, fix it anyway, because you can always make it better." Mike brings expertise in Active Server Pages, JavaScript, Perl, DHTML and database skills to the Levelbest team.


Gary O’Brien
Web Editorial Director
Web Designer

Since 1996, Gary has been developing, writing and editing content for both traditional print publications and the Web. In that time he has written film reviews for Multimedia Publications and Unimax Marketing, developed and managed print and Web content for the Health and Human Performance division of McGraw-Hill and created and managed the Entertainment channel for StreamSearch.com. Currently Gary is leading the Editorial development of eMaritz, the premiere online provider of employee recognition and retention solutions. Gary’s love of technology may lead him in many exciting directions, but his love of writing and editing always bring him back to the creation and management of dynamic, original content.

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