These telecom professionals were nominated by master agents, subagents and independent agents. The nominees’ names were placed on a ballot and voted on by PHONE+ readers and supporters.
After nearly a thousand votes for 81 candidates, the Top 15 Channel Managers are: Ryan Burke, One Communications; Gerry Cull, US Signal; Denise Decker, ACC Business; Sherrie Hiller, TelePacific Communications; Wayne C. Jackson, Broadview Networks; Tiffany Jensen, Premiere Global Services; Shannon Martin, TMC Communications; Mike McCrosson, BCN Solutions Express; Andrea Powell, AT&T; Michelle Ruyle, Qwest Communications International Inc.; Ashley Scutnik, One Communications; Brian Sheehan, AboveNet Inc.; Eric Solomon, PAETEC; Jim Watts, AT&T; and Rick Womble, ACC Business.
“PHONE+ is very honored to recognize these channel managers,” said Mike Saxby, group publisher for PHONE+. “We want to applaud these representatives, who support their indirect channels whole-heartedly enough to garner enough votes to place in the top 15 – no one knows better than our readers who deserves these awards.”
Winners will be profiled in the upcoming 2008 Channel Program Guide special issue due out this fall.
In related news, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo announced it will hold its Fall 2009 show Sept. 23-25, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in South Beach, Fla.