Board of Directors and Advisors

Board of Directors

Tom Tullie

Executive Chairman

Tom Tullie joins the board as Executive Chairman, bringing more than 25 years of experience with technology companies to Everyone Counts. As a serial entrepreneur, he has a proven track record of successfully building leading-edge technology companies and has served as executive management to several companies that were eventually acquired or went public. As CEO his leadership includes ecoATM, acquired by Outerwall for $350M in 2013;  Vativ Technologies, acquired by Entropic Communications; and Path 1 Network Technologies, acquired by IP Video Networks. Tom served as COO of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, where he was part of the executive team who took the company public and raised $1 billion in secondary offerings. In addition to being recognized with many industry awards, Tom was chosen by Ernst & Young as a 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year.

Schuyler (Sky) Lance

Sky is Founder and Managing Principal of SustainVC, LLC, the General Partner of the Patient Capital Collaborative Series of funds that invest in early-stage companies that provide meaningful social and/or environmental benefit to the world. 

Sky began his career in 1983 with the Bank of Boston in its High Technology Division, making equity-oriented loans and direct equity investments in early-stage high tech companies.  In 1989, he joined the investment staff of Pacific Life Insurance Company and made direct investments in private debt and equity, as well as in investment limited partnerships (LBO, Mezzanine and Venture funds), both on a primary and secondary basis.  In 1990, Sky co-founded the private equity firm today known as Windjammer Capital Investors with nearly $2 billion under management. Sky founded SustainVC in 2007, and since then has devoted his time entirely to investing for-profit dollars into companies that are making a positive difference.  Sky has served on over a dozen company boards, is a regular speaker on the topic of Impact Investing, and is a consultant to other social investment venture funds.

Bill Way

During Bill’s 26 years with Accenturespread across the US, UK and Japan, he held several senior management positions as a Managing Director, specializing in scaling and improving operational capabilities for clients as well as working on joint ventures to design, build and launch profitable businesses.

Since retiring, Bill has focused on business driven solutions to global poverty. Bill is a part time pro bono executive and board member with MicroCredit Enterprises, where he has helped spur the growth of this microcredit startup to a lending capacity of over $70M.  Bill focused on supporting the strategic growth of MCE, and held several positions including Chief Operating Officer. MicroCredit Enterprises has funded over 150,000 micro-entrepreneurs in 25 countries.  In addition, Bill currently works with a portfolio of startup companies as a funder, board member and mentor in identifying and implementing business driven solutions to global poverty and health issues. He is focused on building scalable and sustainable business models.

Bill graduated from Whitman College with a Bsc in Economics and then obtained an Msc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Bill is active in the community and is a board member/trustee of Smead Capital , Whitman College, Phoenix Art Museum Board (currently Chairman), Arizona State University Gammage, Akili Dada and the School of Life Project.

James Berglund

James Berglund is co-founder of Enterprise Partners Venture Capital,  formed to invest in early stage Southern California companies. From its origins in 1985, Enterprise became one of the largest venture capital funds in Southern California. In his years as a professional venture capitalist, he invested primarily in healthcare and information technology, in particular, software companies. His diverse experience includes roles as corporate officer in companies such as   American Optical Corporation, Continuous Curve Contact Lenses, Inc. and Revlon, Inc. Jim has served on over 50 boards of directors of private and public companies during his career.   He is recognized as a beneficial partner advising managements as they grow their companies.

Lori Steele Contorer

Lori Steele Contorer is the world's top expert in election modernization, pioneering the adoption of software as a service and bringing proven state of the art technologies, already proven in other mission–critical industries, to make elections more accessible, affordable, transparent and secure. The transformation has begun, and her visionary leadership in business, innovation and elections led to Ms. Steele Contorer being named in 2013 to Fortune Magazine’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs List, a winner of San Diego Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business Award and her induction into the Bowling Green State University Dallas Hamilton Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame. Since founding Everyone Counts she has led successful election administration and voting projects in countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Australia, serving voters located in over 165 countries, as well as for the transition from vote by mail to secure online voting for the iconic Oscar and Emmy awards. Ms. Steele Contorer previously served as Vice President, Investments at Citigroup, specializing in searching out the most game-changing emerging and state-of-the-art technologies globally, and the companies that would lead industry transformation of those innovative technologies best.  Steele Contorer’s election modernization expertise and insights is frequently called on by legislators from around the world, and the media, including Time, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, Politico and The New York Times.


Peter Preuss
Founder of Integrated Software Systems Corporation, President Preuss Foundation 

Joe Sullivan
Founder and Retired CEO, Flextronics

Bob Finzi
Co-Managing Partner, Sprout Group

Tony Palcheck
Managing Director Midwest, Motorola Ventures

Mark Spencer
Founder, Chairman & CTO, Digium Creator, Asterisk open-source PBX

Robert Bingham
Founder, Simplenet

Larry Marcus
Founder, CEO Peek media; Principle Marcus Strategies

Jonathan Lewis
Founder and CEO of MicroCredit Enterprises

James Greenbaum
Founder and Retired Chairman & CEO, Access Long Distance

Todd Gutschow
Founder, Fair Isaac & Company (HNC Software)

Joshua Mailman
President, Serious Change; Founder, Social Venture Network 

Hattie Babbitt
Ambassador to the OAS: Organization of American States, Deputy Administrator, US AID, Attorney

Tim Draper
Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson