PHOENIX, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses throughout the U.S., today announced that Dale Kammerich, Vice President of Channel Sales at tw telecom, has been named a finalist for Channel Executive of the Year by Channel Partners magazine. The 10 finalists will be honored during an awards ceremony wherein the winner will be announced March 13, at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. The finalists and winner will be featured in the May issue of Channel Partners magazine.
Dale Kammerich was appointed Vice President of tw telecom Channel Sales in June 2008, and is currently responsible for Indirect Sales and Channel integration programs. Prior to joining the company in 2006, Kammerich held a leadership position at a large regional CLEC. Kammerich attended Central Missouri State University.
"Each year, Channel Partners is honored to announce the finalists for Channel Executive of the Year," said Khali Henderson, editor in chief of Channel Partners magazine. "After a close race, where hundreds of votes were placed, these individuals clearly stand out as the cream of the crop. Each of the finalists should be recognized for the role they play in the success of the indirect channel model."
To determine the Channel Executive of the Year, Channel Partners solicited nominations from channel partners. To be eligible, a nominee must have been the top person in the company's channel operations – at the executive level of vice president or higher – at a communications vendor (network operator/service provider/manufacturer). Channel partners were then asked to vote for the Channel Executive of the Year based on nominees' leadership, longevity, innovation and contribution to the indirect channel.
"tw telecom is committed to the channel and is working closely with authorized representatives to change the way businesses connect and communicate," Kammerich said. "As we continue to grow and innovate our programs, we are looking for the best in authorized representatives to sell our services. It is an honor to be considered a finalist amongst a select company of channel executives."
About Channel Partners
For more than two decades, Channel Partners, published by Virgo Publishing, has been the leader in providing news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, associated CPE and applications as well as managed and professional services. Channel Partners is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The spring 2011 event is set for March 13-15 at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
About tw telecom
tw telecom inc., (NASDAQ: TWTC), headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. and globally. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.