|By Business Wire||
|January 21, 2014 10:35 AM EST||
Hart InterCivic, a full service election solutions innovator and national leader in election technology based in Austin, Texas, announced today the new hire of Karen Clakeley as Director of Strategic Accounts.
Clakeley comes to Hart from Everyone Counts, Inc., where she served as Vice President of U.S. Sales. She brings over 20 years of senior sales, marketing and business development talent with a reputation for success in the elections industry. Prior to Everyone Counts, Inc., Clakeley was Strategic Relationship Director for DST Output Inc., formerly International Billing Services.
In her new role with Hart InterCivic, Clakeley will bring proven executive level knowledge to help drive growth through the acquisition of new accounts with a specific focus on large-scale counties and state projects.
“I am delighted to join the Hart team,” said Karen Clakeley, Director of Strategic Accounts. “Having worked in the industry at a national level, Hart's reputation and commitment to their clients combined with the introduction of Verity voting technology in 2014 has me very excited to get started.”
"Karen is a talented and well-respected addition to the Hart sales organization,” said Ron Clevenger, Vice President of Sales. “Her singular focus on the nation's largest county and state election projects will lift Hart to prominent new levels; we are excited to continue to raise the talent bar across the company."
Clakeley is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Marketing. She currently resides in Sacramento, California and is an active member of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) and Election Center (National Association of Election Officials).
About Hart InterCivic, Inc.
Hart InterCivic is a full service election solutions innovator, partnering with state and local governments to deliver the most secure, accurate and reliable elections. From our start over 100 years ago, we’ve kept one goal in mind: to ensure the sanctity of the vote through hard work and attention to detail. Along the way, we’ve become a nationally recognized leader in election innovation, customer intimacy and superior service, all while giving back to the community and building a passionate team of elections experts. Verity is a brand new family of election technology. It is the only fully integrated solution that exceeds the requirements of modern elections. For more information, please visit www.hartintercivic.com.