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DeVore Technologies

Lori DeVore
Founder & CEO

Lori DeVore is Chief Executive Officer and President of DeVore Technologies and Chair of DeVore’s Board of Directors. She founded DeVore Technologies in 1991 and oversees all operational functions at DeVore from product development and marketing to global sales and service. An inveterate communicator, DeVore has led the corporation to engage the marketplace and redefine the way businesses access and utilize technology.

Lori DeVore’s vision and business acumen have made her one of the most well-known IT business leaders in northeast Ohio. Her leadership and determination have enabled DeVore to outpace its peers, to grow while others have collapsed, and to leverage market opportunities in good economies and bad. She is passionate about making IT accessible to everyone. She is active in organizations both within and outside the technology industry.

Awards

  • City of Beachwood Chamber of Commerce, elected "Board of Directors", 2014
  • Smart Business World Class Customer Service “Best Experience” winner, nominated by Mayor of Beachwood, 2013
  • Elite Women Around The World® Women of Distinction Award 2012
  • Northeast Ohio Software Association, "Best IT Service Company," 2012
  • Beachwood Business of the Year nominee, nominated by
    Developers Diversified Realty, 2011
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year nominee, nominated by
    Skoda Minotti, 2011
  • Northeast Ohio Software Association, Finalist for “Best IT Service Company,” 2011 & 2010
  • Smart Business World Class Customer Service Award Winner, 2009
  • Smart Business Innovation Award, nominated by President of Youth Opportunities Unlimited, 2009
  • Top 10 Women Business Owners of Northeast Ohio, awarded by the National Association of Women Business Owners, 2008 & 1996, Nominated by Key Bank
  • YWCA Women of Achievement Award Nominee, nominated by President of Youth Opportunities Unlimited, 2008
  • Northern Ohio Live Magazine Rainmaker, 2007
  • Crain's Cleveland Business Women of Note Award for Perseverance, December 2006
  • Top 10 Women Business Owners of Northeast Ohio, awarded by the National Association of Women Business Owners, 1996
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, nominated by Microsoft Corporation, 2005
  • "Realizing Best Business Potential" Finalist, nominated by Microsoft Corporation, 2005
  • Microsoft US Central Region Partner Excellence Award for commitment to providing mid to large-size clients with the best in Microsoft Business Solutions, 2005
  • Recognized by the Cleveland Clinic for Excellence in their migration of 14,000 desktops from GroupWise to Outlook, 2004
  • Recognized by Inc. Magazine for developing one of the "Five Best Web Sites" based on Usability, 2002

Professional / Civic Memberships

  • American Cancer Society Cuyahoga Unit Board of Directors, 2010 - 2013
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited - Board Member, Development Committee Chair, 2008 - 2010
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Corporate Committee Member, 2010
  • Bedford Chamber of Commerce - Board Member. 2007 - 2010 / Rotarian 2002-2013
  • Light of Hearts Villa (Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine Health System) - Member, Board of Directors and Secretary
  • Hispanic Business Association - Member
  • American Translators Association - Certified Translator and Member
  • Key4Women National Advisory Board - Member
  • Beachwood Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Bedford Rotary - Member
  • Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Program