CRN Recognizes Heather Carlson of ITsavvy on the 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider List

Oakbrook, IL May 13th, 2024 — ITsavvy, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Heather Carlson, SVP, Partner Management, as a 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider—an elite subset of prominent leaders selected from the CRN® 2024 Women of the Channel list.

Every year, CRN highlights women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose leadership have a huge impact on the technology industry. The CRN 2024 Women of the Channel honorees are creative, strategic leaders who show ongoing commitment to leveraging their skills to drive success for partners and clients.

The annual Power 100 Solution Provider list honors the most influential women in leadership at some of the country’s most prominent IT integrators, managed service providers and value-added resellers for their channel advocacy and dedication to helping their clients and technology partners thrive.

Heather Carlson, Senior Vice President of Partner Management at ITsavvy, is a visionary leader renowned for her strategic prowess and commitment to fostering a thriving partner ecosystem. Heather has spearheaded transformative initiatives including the establishment of ITsavvy’s Partner Management division and the launch of the Accelerate Partner Program, which saw explosive growth, boasting over 50 partners enrolled in its first year. Her innovative approach bridges the gap between marketing and sales through the creation of the Demand Generation Team which generated over $1M in sales in its inaugural year. Heather’s multifaceted role also encompasses leading ITsavvy’s marketing department, where she is revolutionizing branding, content creation, and digital marketing efforts to drive brand awareness and new business acquisition.

In 2024, Heather Carlson remains focused on collaborating with key partners to bring innovative solutions to market and leveraging recent acquisitions to expand ITsavvy’s managed services portfolio. Heather’s unwavering dedication to strategic partnerships and business growth underscores her exceptional leadership within the industry, positioning her as a standout nominee for the Women of the Channel awards.

“It is a great privilege to honor the remarkable achievements of these women leaders in the IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Each woman on the list has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovation and leadership that advances their organizations and drives transformation and success across the IT channel.”

Chris Kurpeikis, Chief Revenue Officer at ITsavvy states, “We are thrilled to celebrate Heather Carlson’s remarkable achievement at WOTC 2024. Her inclusion in the Power 100 Solution Provider list is a testament to her exceptional leadership and vision in the technology sector. Heather has done an amazing job building our Partner Management team from its small beginnings to one of the best in our industry. I look forward to what she will accomplish as she continues to build our Partner Management and enhance our marketing efforts.”

The 2024 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 13 at

About ITsavvy 

ITsavvy is an industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions provider with comprehensive value added resell capabilities. ITsavvy is focused on four solution pillars: cloud & hosting, network & security, collaboration, and the hybrid workforce/anywhere learning. ITsavvy is the ideal partner for clients in the enterprise, commercial, SMB, government, K-12, and higher education sectors.

Founded in 2004 in suburban Chicago, ITsavvy boasts a nationwide team of over 500 trusted advisors and advocates serving more than 4,500 clients. ITsavvy provides frictionless client experiences through the deployment of holistic solutions that deliver client business outcomes. 

ITsavvy is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with additional offices in Chicago and Deerfield, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Hauppauge, NY; Beavercreek, OH; Brentwood, TN; Madison and Milwaukee, WI.

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