Travis Akers is a veteran Navy Intelligence Officer in Jacksonville, FL who has risen to notoriety as a social media personality and an activist for veterans issues and gun reform. He is also the co-founder of Left of Bang, a working group comprised of fellow veterans who are creating sensible solutions to end gun violence in the United States. Travis earned degrees in Organizational Management and Public Administration from Ashford University and Villanova University. He has recently made appearance with Newsweek, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and CNN. Travis is on the Board of Directors for DemCast.