On Jan 4, 2024, The ChannelPro Network
officially debuted its inaugural Advisory Group. Members of the group were selected from amongst more than 70 panelists, thought leaders, and IT channel experts.
Participants will work to shape the editorial direction of ChannelPro‘s written content, ensure that live events are impactful for its MSP audience, contribute key industry insights, and judge nominees for many of ChannelPro‘s prestigious awards.
Advisory Group Members – 2024
Adam is an influential figure in the technology consulting sector, known for his dynamic entrepreneurship, engaging speaking skills, and insightful writing. As the Founder and CEO of MSP+OS, a leading consulting firm, he has pioneered efficient automated processes. Adam’s business acumen was evident early on, as he acquired and divested tech companies before the age of 30. He founded Sierra Pacific Group, which later merged with MSP+OS. Adam also contributes significantly as a member of the ConnectWise Advisory Council and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, impacting the broader technology consulting landscape.
Nicole is the Chief Revenue Officer for MSP+OS and her highly successful career is centered around sales and marketing. Over the past five years, she has been instrumental in Sierra Pacific Group’s expansion from three to 43 members, as well as its merger with MSP+OS. She has significantly contributed to refining HubSpot Sales & Marketing systems, focusing on engaging, educating, and converting ideal prospects into valued clients, thereby playing a key role in the company’s growth and client acquisition strategies.
Jennifer is a prominent figure and sales expert in the cybersecurity industry, renowned for her exceptional ability to build multimillion-dollar internal divisions and profitable companies. She is a best-selling author, award-winning speaker, and the owner/founder of MSP Sales Revolution. Her educational background includes graduating from CharTec Sales Lab and the Sandler Sales Academy. Additionally, her involvement with the tech community is highlighted by her membership in the CompTIA Emerging Tech Council, where she plays a vital role in shaping emerging technologies.
Lawrence is the President of Corporate Information Technologies and a recognized authority in information risk management and operational IT challenges for mid-market and small governmental organizations. An expert in cybersecurity, he has developed numerous risk management programs using frameworks like NIST CSF and CIS CSC. Lawrence’s current focus is on reducing supply-chain vulnerabilities in the information ecosystem, particularly those affecting smaller entities through IT MSPs and third-party vendors.
Allen is an accomplished entrepreneur, speaker, and author with a keen interest in business. He is the founder of Eureka Process, HiQ Networking, MSP Hire, Trickster’s Hideout as well as co-owner of Gozynta. These businesses range from ITSP to business consulting, software solutions to an IT recruiting firm, and even a nightclub for good measure. HiQ and Eureka both went through a successful sale under his leadership. Over the years, he and his teams have helped hundreds of IT firms and entrepreneurs across the globe achieve significant improvements in productivity, profitability, customer satisfaction and life balance.
As CRO of Lannan Technologies, Jeff thrives on leveraging technology solutions to empower small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) for optimal efficiency and security. With a wealth of experience gained from various MSPs, Jeff firmly believes that obtaining top-tier IT service and support, along with best-in-class cybersecurity doesn’t have to be cost-prohibitive. Jeff is dedicated to resolving IT challenges and mitigating cybersecurity risks, positioning himself as a trusted technology resource for businesses seeking comprehensive solutions.
Corey is President and CEO of 5K Technical Services, an award-winning business committed to establishing solid IT solutions for SMB clients throughout the North Texas area. He has over 27 years of experience in the information services and technology sector, including holding various engineering and director-level positions at IBM, Cisco Systems, Dell, EMC, and VMware. Through his leadership, his relentless focus on being process-oriented, and his commitment to delivering excellence in security and compliance, he has been a major influence on the rapid growth of not only his own MSP, but also others across the country.
Rory is an industry leader and the CEO of Forthright Technology Partners. He previously served as president of managed compliance and cybersecurity provider Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corp. (Nasdaq: CISO), and CEO of True Digital Security, which was acquired by CISO in January 2022. Rory was a founding member of the ConnectWise Partner Advisory Board, past president of TechData’s TechSelect Advisory Council, and in 2007 was awarded an Industry Contribution Award by CompTIA for his pioneering work in managed IT services.