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Broadview’s Donna Wenk Recognized as a 2016 CRN Most Influential Channel Chief

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RYE BROOK, N.Y. — Broadview Networks®, a leader in cloud-based unified communications and information technology services, announced today that Donna Wenk, its Senior Vice President of Alternate Sales, has been named to list of 2016 Most Influential Channel Chiefs by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The executives on this exclusive annual list are drawn from the larger pool of Channel Chief honorees each year and represent the most influential of the industry’s top IT leaders. This distinguished group of managers is recognized for outstanding achievement in driving growth and revenue in their organizations, as well as extraordinary leadership and partnership in the channel as a whole.

All Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding partner programs.

Since joining Broadview in 2013, Ms. Wenk has facilitated the growth of Broadview’s channel operations into new markets to become a truly nationwide cloud service provider. She is responsible for Broadview’s nationwide agent program and leads a 40-member team responsible for all channel sales, agent support and account management. Ms. Wenk’s innovative initiatives and proven leadership within the industry continue to be honored as she was named to both The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Women of the Channel and the 2015 Power 100.

Under Ms. Wenk’s leadership, Broadview’s single most innovative partner initiative in 2015 was the development of an agent certification program that allows agents to install Broadview's hosted phone system, OfficeSuite®, at a customer’s premises. Certified agents can generate an additional revenue stream for installations and build further loyalty with their customer base by delivering a truly dedicated customer experience.

“We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Most Influential Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

“It is an honor to be recognized as a CRN Channel Chief and to be part of a company that is dedicated to improving relationships with both customers and channel partners every day,” said Ms. Wenk. “We invest heavily in resources to support the channel and continue to build and strengthen our valued relationships. In addition, our channel team at Broadview has an excellent support organization in customer and network operations, as well as marketing.”

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list and the Most Influential Channel Chiefs list are featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

About Broadview Networks®

Broadview Networks is a network-based business communications provider serving customers with local and long-distance voice and data communications, premises-based and patented hosted VoIP systems, data services and a full suite of managed and professional services. It also provides an innovative portfolio of bundled, hosted IP phone and cloud computing services designed to meet the unique application requirements of diverse workforce groups. Its customers benefit from award-winning customer service, including a Web-based account management tool and a primary point-of-contact for real-time, personal customer care.

About the Channel

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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