Please join all of us in congratulating MSP University's own Kate Hunt on her selection by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as One of the Top 100 Women in the Channel. MSP University is proud of all of Kate's accomplishments and her positive impact on our partners' and members' business operations.
Here is the official Press Release:
MSP University’s Kate Hunt Recognized by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine as One of the Top 100 Women in the Channel
Garden Grove, CA, August 24th, 2009 – MSP University (www.mspu.us), a global authority on Managed Services business transformation and provider of training, consulting and support services for independent IT service providers and Fortune 50 IT manufacturers, vendors, distributors, franchises and membership organizations and their channels, today announced that Kate Hunt, Partner Support Manager, has been recognized by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine as one of the Top 100 Women in the Channel. The Top 100 Women in the Channel was chosen by the editors of the magazine based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. The Top 100 Women in the Channel represent a changing trend in a traditionally all male industry.
A graduate of Kent State University, Ms. Hunt holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Industrial Psychology, with a minor in Music Performance. Dedicated to ongoing professional development and business networking, Kate is a member and active participant in many local, regional, and national professional organizations.
Ms. Hunt’s prior experience includes employment at several solution provider organizations where she directed their successful transition from traditional "break/fix" IT service delivery to the Managed Services business model, then managed these business units to increased profitability over time.
In her role as MSP University’s Partner Support Manager, Ms. Hunt leverages her proven experience in marketing, sales and technical operations to help MSP University Members improve their business' efficiencies, effectiveness and profitability while increasing client satisfaction through MSP University’s best-in-class business improvement and transformation methodologies.
“We are very pleased to see women executives reaching the highest levels in a wide range of dynamic companies. It is with great pleasure that we honor the women that have made a profound impact in the technology marketplace. We offer our congratulations to Kate Hunt for her significant contributions to our industry,” Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel.
“We’re excited to have Ms. Hunt recognized by CRN for her accomplishments and influence in the industry through her efforts at MSP University. We are very proud of Kate and the results she has been able to achieve in helping IT solution providers positively transform and improve their business operations”, said Erick Simpson, vice president of MSP University.
A special feature of the Top 100 Women of the Channel is in the August issue of CRN Magazine and expanded coverage will be featured online at www.channelweb.com.
About MSP University (www.mspu.us)
MSP University is the premier authority on the development and growth of a successful IT and Managed Services practice. A comprehensive, vendor-neutral resource whose sole function is to collect and disseminate as much information as possible in best practices for IT business transformation and improvement and mentor its members on building, operating and growing a successful Managed Services Practice, MSP University specializes in providing Managed Services education, training, fulfillment, and consulting services to independent IT service providers, vendors and channel organizations worldwide.
Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel is the one-stop shop for accessing, enabling, managing and accelerating technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.