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Ellie & Valeh Nazemoff of Acolyst Recognized as CRN's 2017 Women of the Channel

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acolyst, a strategy consulting company helping technology vendors expand their business in the government sector, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named both Ellie Nazemoff, CEO and President and Valeh Nazemoff, Executive Vice President, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list, marking the 5th consecutive year they have received this honor. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

CRN Magazine 2017 Women of the Channel honors Acolyst's EVP, Valeh Nazemoff, who brings awareness and enlightenment of the dynamics of partner relationship through her latest book,

This dynamic mother-daughter duo is being honored for their innovative work in the technology industry and beyond. Ellie, is being recognized for her efforts to advance channel business by merging federal agency needs with technology vendor offerings, helping expose emerging technology to new pipeline opportunities. Her daughter, Valeh is being lauded for her use of executive coaching and her two bestselling books to guide clients through the process of transforming their internal and external partner relationships.

"These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company "They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel's network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success."

"Over the next year, my goal is to assertively yet compassionately bring mindfulness to the dynamics of partner relationships, through my new book, 'The Dance of the Business Mind' and workshops, consulting, coaching, and speaking engagements," shared Valeh. In addition, Ellie explains, "I started out as a programmer, then later became CEO, and I want to help make a difference and impact other rising stars who have the passion and drive to positively affect society. In addition to our regular clients, we will also identify 100% US based and financed woman-owned emerging technology vendors who want to expand into the government space and help them glide through with the steps of marketing, positioning and overall strategy."

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.


About Acolyst

With over 25 years of experience, Acolyst improves the way companies connect, communicate, and collaborate with their partners and clients through a blend of neuroscience, psychology, and a proven methodology and framework. Acolyst's expert, passionate team helps clients and partners understand how the puzzle pieces of people, processes, and technology are interlinked, resulting in business transformation and creation of value. Click on the hyperlink for Acolyst's free "How Well Do You Know Your Partner and Their Business?" mini-questionnaire.

Through its Government Reach Program, Acolyst helps technology vendors navigate more easily within the government space, thus freeing up their time and resources to concentrate on what really matters, delivering the best, possible solutions. Acolyst speaks the language of the government, has the federal contracts and expertise to deliver Data & IT Governance, Business & IT Performance, GRC & Legal, Data Management and Technology solutions.

Acolyst is headquartered in Selbyville, DE with offices in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro area. For general information, visit acolyst.com or call 844-ACOLYST (844-226-5978). Technology vendors interested in expanding their business within the public sector are also invited to learn more about Acolyst's Government Reach Program.

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About the Channel Company

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 unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

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