DENVER, Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pax8, the leading value-added cloud distributor, today announced it has promoted Jennifer Bodell to vice president of Channel and Don Jeter to vice president of Marketing. Bodell and Jeter will continue reporting to Nick Heddy, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing.
“We are excited to announce the new, well-deserved promotions for Jennifer and Don,” said Heddy. “As award-winning leaders in the IT channel, Jennifer and Don are making an impact in the community, enabling MSPs to find success selling cloud and profitably growing their businesses. As the first female executive at Pax8, Jennifer brings a fresh perspective and expertise that is driving our business development strategy and field marketing efforts. Don is a creative force in the industry who has helped us develop the unique Pax8 brand, enabling us to expand our reach in the market. The Pax8 team is proud to congratulate Jennifer and Don on their expanded roles and scope of work.”
As the vice president of Channel, Bodell is responsible for strategic direction of the company’s field marketing efforts and key IT channel relationships, including new growth opportunities and partner program development. Before joining Pax8, Bodell held multiple channel-focused leadership positions at StorageCraft, including her most recent position as the company’s Channel Marketing Manager. Throughout her career, Bodell has earned several achievements including the 2016 Presenter of the Year by HTG, one of CRN’s Power 100 in 2017 and 2016, a CRN 2017 and 2016 Women of the Channel, one of CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should, and she was named a 2015 Rising Star by the Utah American Marketing Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Communications from the University of Utah.
As vice president of Marketing, Jeter is responsible for the company’s strategic go-to-market efforts, brand development, including marketing enablement programs, lead generation, campaigns, and partner/vendor engagement. Previously, Jeter held various marketing roles at Symantec and Veritas. While at Veritas, the world’s leader in information management, Jeter received many accolades, including the CMO’s Marketing MVP honor and North America’s VP Leadership award. Jeter was recently named one of CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should. He received a Bachelor of Science from Southern Oregon University.
“Jennifer and Don are a pleasure to work with, and it is evident that they work hard every day to drive innovation and cultivate successful partnerships in the IT channel,” said Lisa Mackenzie, partner and senior vice president at The Channel Company. “As one of CRN’s Power 100 and CRN’s Women of the Channel for two consecutive years, we couldn’t be happier to know that Jennifer will be Pax8’s first female executive. We look forward to the continued impact they will make in the IT channel.”
Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud distributor offering top cloud products and solutions to the IT channel. The company is driving the business transition to the cloud through its comprehensive enablement, education, and technology that powers the marketplace. The Pax8 proprietary cloud marketplace provides efficient and intelligent cloud product configuration so solution providers and managed service providers (MSPs) can easily automate their processes and create customized bundled solutions for their customers. As the Cloud Wingman for the IT channel, Pax8 offers on-demand marketing, quote to cash support, sales assistance and training, provisioning automation, and subscription billing. Pax8 is well-engineered to sell, assemble, and deliver quality cloud solutions to its worldwide channel of solution providers and MSPs. For more information, please visit www.pax8.com.