Top IT industry executives selected to lead distributor''s partner community
Las Vegas, NV (from 2016 SYNNEX Fall Varnex Conference) - November 8, 2016 -
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading Technology Solutions distributor,
today announced the IT industry leaders selected to its 2016-2017 Varnex
Advisory Council during its 2016 Varnex Fall Partner Conference in Las Vegas,
NV. Varnex is SYNNEX'' peer-to-peer community of small-to-medium business
resellers committed to working together to drive growth and achieve success in
the IT industry.
"We are pleased to announce the new council members who will help lead the
Varnex community into 2017," said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President, Marketing,
North America, SYNNEX Corporation. "Each of the council members will help make
Varnex an even better and more rewarding partner community for its members. We
are also pleased that Bruce Enright and Mike Fritzler will stay on as council
presidents - their industry insight and leadership will help us continue to take
Varnex to new heights."
The following Varnex members will serve on the 2016-2017 advisory council:
* Bruce Enright, CEO, Tallgrass Technologies, Lenexa, KS: Enright leads one of
the largest solution providers in the Midwest and specializes in outsourcing
IT functions for small to mid-size firms. Under his leadership, Tallgrass
Technologies focuses on several areas of specialty including project
management, IT infrastructure and IT asset lifecycle management. Enright
will continue to serve as the Varnex US Council President.
* Mike Fritzler, Partner, Powerland Computers, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada:
Fritzler founded FACT Computers in 1989 and teamed up with fellow Varnex
member, Powerland Computers of Winnipeg, in 2015 to form a large value-added
reseller company in Canada. He will continue to serve as the Varnex Canadian
* Steve Harper, Partner, PebbleCreek Technology Solutions, Goodyear, AZ: Since
he began his career in computer reselling management in 1981, Harper has
opened 5 ComputerLands and 3 Entre Computer Centers and co-founded Network
Management Group. Today, he is active in helping resellers understand the
value of peer-to-peer collaboration and helps vendors and resellers work in
* Susan Jabbusch, Executive Vice President, Carolina Advanced Digital, Cary,
NC: Jabbusch leads operational and business development projects within her
company. She works with her husband and company president John Jabbusch to
further drive strategic partnerships and programs through business
development, vendor management strategies and strategic partnership.
* Mont Phelps, President and CEO, NWN Corporation, Waltham, MA: Since 2000,
Phelps has led NWN through a period of expansion and significant growth
while helping mid-market and public sector clients deploy advanced IT
solutions from the industry''s leading vendors. Under his leadership, NWN has
been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the IT services
industry. Phelps is a returning Varnex Council Member.
* Craig Sehi, Vice President, Sales, Sehi Computer Products, Rochester Hills,
MI: With more than 30 years of sales and technology experience, Sehi is
responsible for the day-to-day operations of his company''s sales department.
He motivates his team to find new sales opportunities, build strong
relationships with clients and vendors, and deliver superior customer
service to customers.
* Dil Singh, Vice President, Diltex, Inc., West Covina, CA: Singh is
responsible for his company''s business development and operations, including
management of the supply chain, sales activities and client services. He
enjoys collaborating with other entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions
to challenges that face information technology businesses. Singh was a
charter member of Varnex.
* Paul Whalley, Vice President, Whalley Computer Associates, Southwick, MA:
Whalley leads his company''s DA Division, which sells technology products and
services to corporations and public sector organizations of all sizes. With
more than 30 years of experience in driving success in the technology
industry, he is often solicited by industry leaders and analysts for his
expertise. Whalley is a returning Varnex Council member.
* Pete Zarras, Executive Director, Microsoft Practice, BCM One, New York, NY:
Following the acquisition of CloudStrategies by BCM One, Pete now leads the
efforts to combine his career- long focus on Microsoft technologies,
CloudStrategies'' 7 year history with cloud services, and BCM One''s 25 year
history in telecom services to create a leading national Microsoft cloud and
VoIP services practice.
Next year, Varnex celebrates its 10(th) anniversary as a partner community. In
2017, Varnex members will be able to take advantage of a range of partner
benefits as well as annual events including Varnex'' semi-annual conferences,
Varnex University and Varnex Regional events. Being selected to join Varnex
allows resellers to meet growing client demands, service greater geographic
regions and gain access to critical technology manufacturers. By connecting with
fellow members, sharing ideas and strategies, and partnering to support each
other, Varnex members are able to gain a level of strength and expertise that
would require years of investment to develop independently.
To learn more about the SYNNEX Varnex Signature SMB Community in the US and
Canada, visit www.varnexcommunity.com or call 866-501-5536. Interested US
resellers can also email firstname.lastname@example.org and Canadian resellers can email
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business
process services company, optimizing supply chains and providing outsourced
services focused on customer relationship management. SYNNEX distributes a broad
range of information technology systems and products, and also provides systems
design and integration solutions. Concentrix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
SYNNEX Corporation, offers a portfolio of strategic solutions and end-to-end
business services around customer engagement strategy, process optimization,
technology innovation, front and back-office automation and business
transformation to clients in ten identified industry verticals. Founded in
1980, SYNNEX Corporation operates in 26 countries around the world. Additional
information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
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