About Us
Integrity. Professionalism. Results.

Our team is uniquely comprised of people who have worked within the digital space in different capacities. Our Rolodex is built from top talent that we have actually had the opportunity to work with side-by-side, or have taken the time to learn about on a deeper level. We pride ourselves on being knowledgeable about the industry from the inside out. We take the time to learn about and understand our client’s product, and EXACTLY what they need to build a successful team.

We have a very hands-on approach that allows us to make successful long term relationships between our clients and their new team members.


Paul Barnes – Co-founder/President

Paul has built several companies from the ground up. His major strengths are in building successful teams and growing revenue in organizations across various industries. Paul is process driven and able to break through confusion to create a path to success. He is a hands-on leader who likes to interact with his teams and be a part of the process.

Meet paul: www.linkedin.com/in/paulbarnes54

Mariam Gabra – Co-founder/VP

Mariam is an entrepreneur by nature, and a sales person at heart. Mariam has held multiple sales and media positions with Red Mccombs, MySpace and most recently Director, West Coast Sales at Sequoia Capital’s RockYou! Her expertise allows her to be a catalyst for the success of both her candidates' careers, and her clients' vision.

Meet Mariam: www.linkedin.com/in/mariamg

“Mariam's background in Media Sales makes her unique among recruiters. Mariam applies both her personal touch and understanding of the local online marketplace to demonstrate her goal of finding the best match between employees and employers.”

“Paul is a close friend of mine and it has been very exciting to watch him dive head first into growing Level54. He is very detail-oriented, patient and a very hard worker. I have worked with several people placed by Level54 and have no complaints.”