AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2021 —TPx, a leading nationwide managed services provider delivering managed IT, cybersecurity, connectivity and cloud communications, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Stacy Conrad, Director Channel Sales; Hilary Gadda, Director, National Channel Development and Raquel Wiley, Senior Channel Marketing Manager to the highly respected Women of the Channel list for 2021. This annual list recognizes the unique strengths, vision and achievements of female leaders in the IT channel.
The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges women from all over the IT channel, including vendors, distributors and solution providers. The women honored on this year’s list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication and channel advocacy.
Stacy Conrad, a three-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. Well respected in the channel, Conrad is a former officer and member of the Board of Directors for Alliance of Channel Women (ACW). In 2018, Conrad took on a new role as director of channel sales for the southeast at TPx and has since grown a sales team to recruit and support channel sales partners in this new market. In 2020, she and her team surpassed their sales goals despite the pandemic challenges.
Hilary Gadda, a four-time honoree, is a proven sales leader with more than 27 years in channel leadership and management. She’s spent two decades with TPx where she was promoted into a newly created role of director of national channel development in 2017, focusing on TPx’s channel expansion nationwide. Gadda is the co-founder and past president of Alliance of Channel Women (https://allianceofchannelwomen.org) , serves on CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) Executive Council and Vendor Advisory Council, and was most recently appointed to CompTIA’s Emerging Technology Community Council.
Raquel Wiley, a two-time honoree, is responsible for the strategic planning and management of TPx’s Channel Partner Program. As a 25-year veteran of the telecom industry and a channel marketing professional, Wiley develops and executes a broad range of strategies and initiatives in support of indirect sales and channel recruitment, enablement and performance. A respected leader in the telecom channel, Wiley is a former officer and member of the Board of Directors for Alliance of Channel Women (ACW). She previously served as Finance Chair and Event Chair, and currently serves as Chair of ACW’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee. Most recently. Wiley was appointed to the 2021-2022 Channel Partners & Channel Futures Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board.
“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”
“Hilary, Stacy and Raquel are trailblazers in the channel community and TPx is thrilled to have the three executives recognized once again on CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel List,” said Jim Delis, SVP/Channel Chief of TPx National Channel Development and Sales. “These leaders have been integral to driving TPx’s channel- nationwide expansion over the last several years and serves as leaders within TPx and the telecommunications and technology industry. We thank them for representing TPx well and congratulate them for this well-deserved honor.”
The 2021 Women of the Channel list is featured in CRN Magazine and available online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.
TPx is a leading nationwide managed services provider focused on the success of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with approximately 25,000 customers in more than 50,000 locations across the U.S. For more than two decades, TPx has offered managed services and solutions to help customers across every business sector address the growing complexity of their IT environments. For more information, visit www.tpx.com or follow TPx on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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