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Founder & CEO of Creatively Focused


Elizabeth Orme is the Founder & CEO of Creatively Focused – an educator-driven technology company committed to increasing the retention rate of teachers. Elizabeth founded the company in 2016 after experiencing burnout as a special educator and, then, seeing the burnout across the team of educators she worked with while serving as a Director of Special Education. Creatively Focused is proud to be recognized as an Elite 200 startup company by GSV and awarded as finalists in the 2023 EdTech Digest’s Cool Tool Awards in the categories of New Product, Professional Development, and Special Needs Solutions. Elizabeth was also recently awarded as a finalist in Ed Tech Digest’s Leadership Awards. She has an undying commitment to ensuring students, families, and educators receive the support they deserve. 

Outside of running her business, Elizabeth enjoys learning about holistic health and lifting heavy weights! Elizabeth and her husband, Steve, have two spunky kiddos – Madeline and Judd. On any given day, you can find them driving Madeline to/from gymnastics, filling Judd’s days with physical activity and adventure, or seeing a great movie together!

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