Women in the Channel Forms First-Ever Industry Advisory Council to ‘Take WiC to the Next Level’

Sep 27, 2017

5 Technology Industry Leaders to Share Expertise, Guide WiC’s Growth & Future Direction

SANTA ANA, Calif.,Women in the Channel (WiC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female leaders in the technology channel, announced today that it has launched its first-ever Advisory Council of industry experts to provide guidance on the growth and strategic direction of the WiC organization.

“Over the past seven years, WiC has grown incredibly – both in membership and in the educational initiatives and support programs we deliver. We have seen what’s possible through collaboration and are ready to take WiC to the next level with a strategic plan that will grow our impact and profile significantly over the next five years,” said WiC President Hilary Gadda, director of national channel development for TPx.”

The members of the inaugural WiC Advisory Council include:

  • Nancy Ridge, Senior Vice President,Telecom Brokers
  • Janet Schijns, Chief Merchant and Services Officer, Office Depot
  • Annette Taber, Vice President, Industry Outreach, CompTIA-
  • Deb Ward, CEO, Televergence Solutions Inc.
  • Tricia Wurts, President, Wurts Associates

“We are grateful and excited to have this esteemed group of industry leaders to help us deliver on our goals for Women in the Channel,” Gadda said.

Members of the Advisory Council serve one- or two-year terms, beginning October 1, 2017. They will provide WiC with their professional expertise; diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; connections to local, national or international resources, colleagues or peers; and philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance.