Burlington, Massachusetts – August 10, 2022 – N-able, Inc. (NYSE: NABL), a global software company helping IT services providers deliver remote monitoring and management, data protection as-a-service, and security solutions, today announced Head Nerd Stefanie Hammond and Head Nerds Program Manager and Coordinator Sarah Rice are among the women leaders celebrated in CRN®'s annual Women of the Channel (WOTC) list.
Additionally, CRN honored N-able's Senior Program Manager Laura Benningas one of the year's top 100 Rising Female Stars. The third annual list celebrates the IT channel's up-and-coming, dedicated, driven women who are leaving their mark and making a difference for solution providers everywhere.
Keeping focus on its women leaders, N-able is pleased to announce two executive hires:
- Laura DuBois, Global Vice President of Product Management. Joining N-able from Dell Technologies, Laura has decades of experience in the IT software and services industry including leadership positions in Product Management, Consulting, and Engineering. In this new role, Laura is applying her skills and leadership to better align N-able's business and customer needs with product execution and delivery.
- Casandra Brice, Vice President of Partner Success. With more than 15 years of executive experience in several fields including customer success, account management, and professional services, Casandra joins N-able to help lead the journey toward earning more fans as a partner-centric organization.
"Our people are our biggest differentiator at N-able, so it is extremely rewarding to see Stefanie, Sarah, and Laura spotlighted for their contributions and to announce the leadership appointments of Casandra and Laura," saysKathleen Pai, Chief People Officer, N-able and one of the top HR professionals working today. "Creating an inclusive environment that supports a sense of belonging for all is an important and growing part of N-able. It's one of the many reasons we believe we continue to attract and retain great talent and deliver an unrivaled employee and partner experience. Congratulations to Stefanie, Sarah and Laura, and welcome Casandra and Laura!"
The Channel Company's 2022 powerhouse lists—WOTC and Rising Female Stars—are hand-selected by the CRN editorial team. This year's CRN WOTC honorees come from all corners of the IT channel, celebrating those leaders whose vision, expertise, and contributions make an impact on the industry every day. The Rising Female Stars honorees were selected in large part on the recommendations from Channel Chiefs and other channel management executives across the industry for demonstrating an aptitude to growing their respective channel partner programs and initiatives through a variety of disciplines, including marketing, channel program management, and partner engagement.
Channel Leaders Focused on Empowering MSPs and Earning More Fans
With decades of MSP sales and marketing experience, Hammond's role within the Head Nerds centers on helping MSPs accelerate their business growth through proactive, meaningful, and sustainable sales and marketing efforts. Year to date, Hammond engaged with hundreds of MSPs on topic, served as a subject matter expert for speaking engagements, and architected several frameworks to help MSPs refine their practices.
In her role as the Head Nerds Program Manager, Rice has worked across the organization to expand and elevate N-able's Head Nerds Program. Over the last several months she has welcomed new Head Nerds, introduced and promoted new resources, and continues to ensure the team of experts is properly resourced and remains easily accessible to N-able MSPs and prospects worldwide via online engagement, dedicated office hours, and live and virtual events.
Energized by her new title of Rising Female Star, Benning's focus is on enhancing the program management framework she built to help N-able and its partners to migrate large organizations over successfully and securely to the N-able product suite. Her efforts are proven to help N-able's MSPs and their customers realize greater time to value, which leads to more productivity and profit potential by establishing processes which maximize time management and work to ensure a more stable and secure transition.
CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC. The CRN Female Rising Stars list is featured online at www.CRN.com/risingstars and in a special July issue of CRN Magazine.
N-able fuels IT services providers with powerful software solutions to monitor, manage, and secure their customers' systems, data, and networks. Built on a scalable platform, we offer secure infrastructure and tools to simplify complex ecosystems, as well as resources to navigate evolving IT needs. We help partners excel at every stage of growth, protect their customers, and expand their offerings with an ever-increasing, flexible portfolio of integrations from leading technology providers. n-able.com
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