LOS ANGELES – May 19, 2020 — TPx Communications, the premier managed services provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named three TPx executives — Hilary Gadda, Director – National Channel Development; Stacy Conrad, Director Channel Sales – South East; and Raquel Wiley, Senior Channel Marketing Manager — to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list.
Recognizing the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of a select group of women, this prestigious, annual list acknowledges channel leaders who are blazing a trail for future generations. These women are from all areas of the IT ecosystem, including technology vendors, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations.
CRN® editorial team selects the honorees to celebrate a list of exceptional women acclaimed for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership, and dedication to the IT channel.
Hilary Gadda, a proven leader with more than 27 years in channel leadership and management, is making her fourth appearance on the CRN Women of the Channel List. In fall 2017, she took on the newly created role of director of national channel development focused on TPx’s channel-first expansion nationwide. Gadda is co-founder and past president of Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization of women in the technology sales channel. She has worked closely with CompTIA, serving on its Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) Executive Council as well as its Vendor Advisory Council. In 2018, she was named to CompTIA’s Future Leaders Community Executive Council. She was named a 2018 Channel Innovator by Channel Partners & Channel Futures and also a Channel Partners Circle of Excellence winner.
Stacy Conrad, a two-time honoree, is an accomplished technology executive with more than two decades in sales and channel leadership roles with telecom and cloud service providers and distributors. In 2018 Conrad joined TPx where she is charged with growing the company’s channel in this new market as part of TPx’s nationwide expansion. In the past year, she’s developed and grown a sales team to recruit and support channel sales partners in the region. Conrad also is a founding member and past President of the Alliance of Channel Women.
Raquel Wiley, a 28-year veteran of the telecom industry and a channel marketing professional, is making her debut on the CRN list. At TPx, she is responsible for the strategic planning and management of TPx Channel Partner program, which drives nearly half of the company’s $700 million business. Wiley develops and executes a broad range of strategies and initiatives in support of indirect sales channel recruitment, enablement and performance. Wiley also serves as Treasurer and a Member of the Board of Directors for Alliance of Channel Women. And, she is profiled in the 2019 book, “How to Be a Woman in Technology (While Focusing on What Matters Most)” by Cheryl O’Donoghue.
“CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel list recognizes an accomplished group of influential women leaders whose strategic vision and unique achievements accelerate channel growth through cultivated partnerships, innovative thought leadership, and unwavering dedication to the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their accomplishments and contributions to driving channel success.”
“TPx is thrilled to have not one but three of its channel team recognized on CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel List,” said Jim Delis, Senior Vice President, Partner Channel Sales for TPx. “Hilary, Stacy and Raquel have been integral to driving TPx’s channel-first nationwide expansion over the last several years. And, they all have been trailblazers in the channel community with their leadership in industry associations like CompTIA and Alliance of Channel Women. We thank them for representing TPx well and congratulate them for this well-deserved honor.”
The 2020 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN® Magazine on June 8 and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
About TPx Communications
Founded in 1998, TPx is a leading provider of UCaaS, Managed IT services and Managed Connectivity services, with approximately 30,000 customers and 53,000 customer locations across the U.S. TPx has best-in-class customer service embedded in its corporate DNA, offering guaranteed performance to all customers wherever there’s a broadband connection. TPx customers serve every business sector and include many government and not-for-profit enterprises. Throughout its history, the company has steadily executed strategically and delivered more than 16 years of uninterrupted growth over a period that has included two recessions. For more information, visit www.tpx.com or follow @TPxComm on Twitter.
About The Channel Company
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