Bowling Green, Ohio (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
Everyone Counts’ founder and CEO Lori Steele-Contorer to be inducted to Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame during Bowling Green State University’s Entrepreneurship Week.
The Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame recognizes BGSU graduates, honorary degree holders and members of the regional community who have achieved distinction for founding, leading or building a new business enterprise. These individuals have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit that has helped shape our economies and improved our quality of life. The Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame celebrates the success stories of BGSU alumni and friends that inspire future generations of entrepreneurs and innovators.
The Hall of Fame inductees have achieved great distinction for founding, leading, or building a new business enterprise and have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit that inspires others. These innovators will join an elite group of 30 entrepreneurs who have already been inducted to the prestigious Hall of Fame. Ms. Steele-Contorer is proud to be inducted this year with Earle Malm, founder of ValueClick; Valerie Newell, founder and Chairman of RiverPoint Capital Management; and Kermit Stroh, co-founder of Moulton Gas Service Inc.
"It is such an honor to be inducted into the Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame at BGSU," said Lori Steele, Founder and CEO of Everyone Counts. "Bowling Green's business school was a wonderful environment, preparing me well for the experiences ahead of me. And I am thrilled to have been considered for this prestigious honor, alongside so many extraordinary innovators."
While being honored during E-week, Ms. Steele-Contorer will also be speaking at the 11th annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship. She will join this year’s keynote speaker Daymond John, investor on “Shark Tank,” branding expert and founder of clothing line FUBU. Other featured speakers include Tom Embrescia, chairman, Second Generation, Ltd. and Paul Hooker, owner and former CEO of Sferra Fine Linens.
About Everyone Counts:
Everyone Counts is disrupting the $31 billion elections industry and migrating government and private-sector elections worldwide to its Software as a Service (SaaS) model. The company provided election services to nearly 100 election jurisdictions across the US in the 2012 Presidential election, pioneered the first use of iPads for voting in the State of Oregon in 2011 and 2012, and provided the largest ever online voting to-date in a government election, in the State of New South Wales, Australia in 2011. Bosnia-Herzegovina provided Everyone Counts’ voting systems to citizens with disabilities in a Pilot election, so that they could vote privately and independently for the first time. 2013 saw Everyone Counts taking stewardship of the State of New Jersey’s Voter Registration System, as well as providing online voting for the iconic Academy Awards, which resulted in their highest voter participation ever. In 2014, Everyone Counts will transition the Emmy Awards to online voting, as well as work with South Dakota to improve voting for Military Overseas voters.