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Pax8 Welcomes Jennifer Bodell as Director of Emerging Channel

DENVER, CO (January 23, 2017) – Pax8, the leading value-added cloud distributor, today announced that Jennifer Bodell has joined the company as director of Emerging Channel. In this role, Bodell will be responsible for the strategic direction and go-to-market efforts of the company’s key IT channel relationships, including new growth opportunities and program development. She will report to Nick Heddy, vice president of Sales.

“We are excited to welcome Jennifer to Pax8,” said Ryan Walsh, senior vice president of Partner Solutions at Pax8. “Jennifer brings with her an incredible amount of IT channel experience, and she is a well-known, trusted advocate for the vendor and partner community. Bringing Jennifer on-board reaffirms our leadership and commitment to truly helping partners transition to the cloud, offering end-to-end enablement and support as the channel’s go-to Cloud Wingman.”

“Jennifer is a great addition to our growing sales organization,” said Nick Heddy, vice president of Sales at Pax8. “She is a proven leader in the industry exemplified through her many awards, high energy, and sharp focus on partner enablement. We look forward to the experience and innovative ideas that she brings to the team.”

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 2016, a CRN 2016 Women of the Channel, 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.

Also new in 2017, Pax8 joined the HTG community. They have become a part of the Vendor Member program as a Platinum Vendor. HTG Peer groups will have the pleasure of working closely with Pax8 to help ensure success among members in the HTG community. The HTG Vendor Membership Program is designed to connect our members with IT vendors from North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific to ultimately grow their partner base and business.

To learn more about Pax8, please contact the cloud experts at (855) 884-PAX8, email, or visit

About HTG

HTG is an international community of experienced Managed Service Providers and IT industry vendors focused on business and personal growth, execution and accountability. HTG provides peer groups and coaching and consulting services, and has member companies throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.For more information, please visit

About Pax8
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 and technology. The Pax8 cloud marketplace provides efficient and intelligent cloud product configuration so service providers can easily create and customize bundled solutions for their customers. To fuel partners’ success, Pax8 offers on-demand marketing programs, sales assistance and training, provisioning automation, and subscription billing. As the experts in cloud innovation, Pax8 is well-engineered to sell, assemble, and deliver quality cloud solutions to its worldwide channel of service providers. For more information, please visit Follow Pax8 on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.


HTG Vendor Services Director:
Becky Teal
Phone: 402.619.1975

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Amanda Lee
ARL Strategic Communications for Pax8
(727) 272-0781

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Arlin Sorensen serves as the CEO and Founder of the Heartland Companies which includes HTG Peer Groups. When he is not traveling to speak and consult, he is home on his farm in Iowa with his wife Nancy. He is a proud “Pop” to four precocious grandchildren who serve as daily reminders of why he is intentionally living to leave a strong legacy of faith and integrity. He loves making a difference in the lives and businesses of small business owners. You can reach him at or on Twitter @asorensen.

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