Equal Entry audits technology and produces multimedia training materials to increase education around equal access to information for people with disabilities.
Our mission is to encourage more equitable access to information by raising awareness about the work in this field.
Thomas Logan has spent the past fifteen years assisting organizations to create technology solutions that work for people with disabilities. Over his career Logan has worked on project deliverables for numerous federal, state, and local government agencies as well as private organizations from startups to Fortune 500s. He is the owner of Equal Entry, whose mission is: "
to encourage more equitable access to information by raising awareness about the work in this field." He is also co-organizer of Accessibility New York a monthly meetup for NYC’s community interested in topics related to accessibility and people with disabilities. Thomas lives in Brooklyn.
James Herndon has over ten years of writing and testing experience that spans technical, creative, and other media domains. As an accessibility consultant, Herndon has written and delivered on-site training for organizations in both public and private sectors.
Chris Keroack brings twenty years of software testing experience to Equal Entry, with over fifteen years in the accessibility field and a decade of project management. Chris holds a B.A. in Communications from Hampshire College. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two children.
Elise Cooper brings over twenty years experience in sales, customer advocacy/customer satisfaction, and operations in the field of technology. In her current role, Elise’s responsibilities are developing and maintaining successful client business relationships; conducting market research as well as work closely with all team members.
Sam Berman has two years of experience as an educator and advocate for people with disabilities and the aging community teaching computer literacy. In the spring of 2016, he attended a web development bootcamp at the New York Code & Design Academy with the hopes of combining his passions for technology and advocacy into a career. As a consultant for Equal Entry, he taps into these experiences to make the web easier to use for people with disabilities.
Sofia Gallo graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics in 2017. She has used screen reader technology for multiple years and is passionate about learning to use new technology, increasing accessibility of applications and websites (especially mainstream commercial products), and using technology to remove barriers to independence for people with disabilities. She lives with her guide dog and best friend, a black lab named Karleen.
Kos Plakhotia is a web developer who created his first web page decade ago when there was no Twitter to write to about that great event. Currently, he is helping the Equal Entry team to build tools and web apps using best practices and integrations with different external APIs.
Bailey Williams is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with 14 years of experience in accounting and tax issues. In addition to her role at Equal Entry, Bailey provides accounting, tax and financial reporting advice to a variety of nonprofit and for-profit organizations as President of Triangle Nonprofit Services. Prior to joining Equal Entry and founding Triangle Nonprofit Services, Bailey served as Financial Controller of BridgeQuest, Inc., a subsidiary of the publicly traded software development company BluePhoenix Solutions, Ltd.
Rodrigo Sanchez has spent fifteen years evolving into a hybrid designer focusing on accessibility (a11y) and working with teams to build accessible digital experiences through their user experience, front-end development, and graphic design. While looking at the interconnectedness and impact on society—which in turn, can help your business grow sustainably.
Stacy Smith brings more than twelve years of government affairs and business development experience to Equal Entry, with an emphasis on state government, economic development and public/private partnerships. As a project management consultant, Stacy's areas of focus are project life cycle management and internal process review.
Heather Burns' passion for Accessibility started early, turning self-advocacy into a student run organization to help others gain the accommodations they needed for academic success. At Microsoft, she worked on the accessibility of Windows and the Office family of products, becoming a co-inventor of UIAutomation (US Patents 7,644,367 & 7,490,313). As an Accessibility Consultant Heather is “Contributing to a more accessible world” by working directly with clients on their accessibility needs, from her home in Charlotte, NC.