Screen Shot 2016-07-18 at 4.03.43 PMThe CMIT Solutions franchise system is bursting with talented, inspirational business owners who actively help the small and medium-size businesses in their respective communities to build their companies’ technological infrastructures in a safe and affordable manner.

Often recognized in their communities as leaders, CMIT Solution’s esteemed franchise partners have been the recipients of prestigious awards time and time again. In fact, five of CMIT’s female franchise partners were recently awarded CRN’s “Women of the Channel” awards.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models, and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “We congratulate the “Women of the Channel” and celebrate their innovative contributions and commitment to the IT channel community.”

The following CMIT Solutions franchise partners were recipients of the CRN “Women of the Channel” awards:

  • Maitjian Welke, president of CMIT Solutions of SW Silicon Valley and Greater Palo Alto
  • Shirley Peterson, president of CMIT Solutions of Fort Worth Downtown
  • Cheryl Nelan, president of CMIT Solutions of Monroe
  • Michelle Herring, president of CMIT Solutions of St. Charles and Chesterfield
  • Beth Burnside, president of CMIT Solutions of Erie

Earning the honor following a nomination from the editors of CRN Magazine, each candidate’s merit was chosen based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. Each woman represents a changing trend in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

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