CHICAGO, IL - July 16, 2018 – Telecom Brokerage Inc., The Master Agent that truly works for you, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized TBI, Inc. in its 2018 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide. This annual guide highlights service providers, infrastructure providers and master agents whose telecom, cloud and connectivity offerings help partners navigate and succeed in the age of IT-telecom convergence.
As Director of Finance for TBI, I ensure our partners are paid their commissions efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner. My team and I work exceptionally hard behind the scenes to make sure that we exceed our partners expectations in this matter month after month, year after year.
Partnership Strengthens Viasat’s Presence in the Business-to-Business Telecom Channel with 2,500 More Sales Agents Coast-to-Coast.
CHICAGO – June 6, 2018 – TBI announced today that Jaime Ponce, a former Channel Manager for both HP and IBM, has joined the master agency as a Chanel Manager. Jaime will be supporting agents in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
CHICAGO – June 6, 2018 – TBI announced today that Steve Johnson, formerly of CenturyLink, has joined the master agency as a National Referral Channel Manager, supporting the company’s referral partners.
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA – June 4, 2018— Shaw Communications, Inc., the leading communications provider in Canada, with more than 3.4 million customers telephone, Internet, television, and mobile services all backed by a fiber optic network, announced that the company has signed a distribution partnership agreement with leading technology services distributor, Telecom Brokerage, Inc. (TBI).
In 2018, Channel Partners are dealing with a ridiculously high amount of marketing fluff and fear tactics. Never before has there been so much interest in the channel from Wall Street, equity firms, and end users themselves. All of this attention and spotlight means more vendors developing programs, more complexity as vendors merge with one another, and more emerging solutions that the channel is told to sell lest they miss out on the “skills pivot” that is necessary to handle “digital transformation.”
CHICAGO - May 14, 2018 – Telecom Brokerage Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Corey Cohen, Director of Marketing to its prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.
TBI, Inc. has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Chicago. Since 2008, Crain's Chicago Business has set out to find the local businesses that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This year, Crain’s partnered with Best Companies Group to survey Chicago employees about everything from their workplace to benefits to company culture.
CHICAGO – March 7, 2018 – TBI announced today that Joe Dino, formerly of Windstream, has joined the master agency as a Channel Manager supporting agents in the Northeast.
CHICAGO – February 7, 2018 – TBI announced today Ashley Klein and Van Wender, formerly of Windstream and GTT, respectively, as the newest Channel Managers to cover parts of the Midwest and Southeast regions for the master agent.
TBI welcomes Boe Mellor as Director of Sales for the East region.
TBI recently held its quarterly all company meeting where executives and other department heads recapped our successes from last year and plans for 2018. It’s remarkable how far our organization has come in the last 12 months.
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CHICAGO – January 16, 2018 – TBI announced today that Steve Roos, former Vice President of Technical Services at Wired Networks, has joined the master agent as Vice President of Engineering. Steve brings over 35 years of telecom experience to TBI’s Senior Leadership team. At TBI, he will be responsible for developing, planning and coordinating the implementation of practices, policies, programs and procedures for TBI’s Engineering and Operations efforts.
CHICAGO, IL – January 16, 2018 – TBI, the nation’s largest third-partner technology services distributor, announced today that to accompany the organization’s shift to a regional-based channel management model, two industry veterans join its executive team to head up sales initiatives. Keith Connolly has been brought on to lead the east coast channel management team and Stephen Stillson manages central and west coast sales efforts.
That’s a wrap 2017! TBI is proud to look back on what a successful year it has been for our company. This past quarter alone, we’ve accomplished many of our goals including giving back to those in need, growing our team, and accepting one of Chicago’s most prestigious workplace awards. With all the momentum 2017 has given us, we are excited to keep it going all through the new year.