“We are very proud of the visionary women leaders we have at APS Payments, as well as the impact they have made at APS Payments to help us achieve unprecedented growth over the last couple years,” said Phillip Heath, President, APS Payments.
MESA, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019
APS Payments, a leading provider of cloud-based, all-in-one payment processing solutions that offers flexible and integrated payment solutions for every business announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Patty Benitez, Sr. Vice President of Channel Sales, and Liz Anderson, Vice President of Marketing, to its prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list. The leaders on this annual list are from all areas of the IT channel ecosystem; representing technology suppliers, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations. Each is recognized for her contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth, and visionary leadership.
CRN editors choose the list from a multitude of channel leadership applicants and select the final honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Benitez and Anderson are both channel veterans who have dedicated their careers to growing successful channels.
Liz Anderson has been recognized for three consecutive years by CRN as one of the top Women of the Channel and oversees all aspects of the marketing strategy at APS Payments. She has led her team to create a strategic partner-marketing program that helps enable deeper partner relationships and drive more demand with partners. Anderson joined APS Payments in 2018 and has almost 20 years of her career dedicated to channel marketing and sales. Previously, she was Vice President of Marketing at YayPay and prior to that was Sr. Director, Partner Marketing at Avalara. Her deep expertise in marketing and channel automation tools has positioned her as a sought-after thought leader that helps organizations learn how to scale quickly.
Patty Benitez joins the list for the first time this year. Joining APS Payments in 2015, Benitez has almost 20 years of channel experience and is responsible for the APS Payments Partner Program which provides the framework for developing win-win partner relationships. Her primary objective is to ensure partners are equipped to deliver extraordinary value to mutual customers. Her understanding of what motivates partners helped shape APS Payments to become a 100% partner-centric culture. Prior to joining APS Payments, Patty held multiple senior channel sales leadership roles where her focus was ensuring revenue growth and profitability for the organizations.
“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are accelerating channel growth through mutually-beneficial partnerships, incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are proud to honor their achievements.”
“We are very proud of the visionary women leaders we have at APS Payments, as well as the impact they have made at APS Payments to help us achieve unprecedented growth over the last couple years,” said Phillip Heath, President, APS Payments. “Both Patty and Liz are passionate about the channels success and strive every day to ensure our partners are at the center of our business growth. Having them both recognized by CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list validates APS Payments dedication to hiring and empowering a highly talented work force.”
The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at http://www.CRN.com/WOTC.
About APS Payments
APS Payments is a leading payment processing provider and offers flexible and integrated payment solutions for every business. APS Payments is a gateway and processor that is trusted by thousands of merchants daily to process payments and works diligently to provide you the lowest credit card processing rates, reduce your risk, and deliver the best solutions for your business. APS Payments is headquartered in Mesa, AZ with several field offices globally. For more information, please visit http://www.apspayments.com.
APS PAYMENTS is a Registered MSP/ISO of Esquire Bank, Jericho, NY 11753 and a Registered MSP/ISO of the Canadian branch of U.S. Bank National Association and Elavon and a Registered MSP/ISO of Elavon, Inc. Georgia [a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, MN].
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