Everyone Counts’ Lori Steele Contorer says It’s Up to You

Founder and CEO to deliver Keynote at National Association of Women Business Owners conference

Everyone Counts founder and CEO Lori Steele Contorer will deliver a keynote speech next week at the annual National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) California chapter's conference.

Contorer’s speech, titled “It’s Up to You”, will draw from her personal experiences founding an industry-disrupting company to inspire the audience to recognize their own power to influence and create opportunities. The theme was inspired by the conference tagline “If you are not invited to the table, build your own.”

Named one of the 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs by Fortune, Lori Steele Contorer is the world’s top expert in election modernization. Her company, Everyone Counts, combines Software as a Service (SaaS) with off-the-shelf tablets, laptops and smartphones to make elections more accessible, affordable, transparent and secure. Contorer has been called on to share her election expertise and entrepreneurial experience in speeches at TedX San Diego, Smart Cities Barcelona, SNS Future in Review, Sustainatopia and a variety of leading universities, tech conferences, and leadership seminars. Her knowledge is frequently called on by legislators from around the world, as well as the media, including Time, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Consumer Reports, Mic, Fox, MSNBC, Politico and The New York Times.

Propel Your Business 2016 will be held April 25-26 at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel.. Attendees will receive tools to grow their business, discuss legislative concerns, and interact with female business owners from throughout California. Other speakers include California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and State Controller Betty Yee.


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Communications & Administrative Manager Stefanie Histed is proud to help introduce eLect VRS to counties and states looking to modernize, in part because streamlining administrative processes and improving efficiency satisfies her passion for good logistics. She has a bachelor's degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations from San Diego State University.