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CRN Recognizes Dianne Callies-Prohaska of BlueAlly on the 2024 Women of the Channel List

Cary, NC, May 13, 2024 — BlueAlly Technology Solutions announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Dianne Callies-Prohaska, Associate Vice President of Vendor Alliances, to the Women of the Channel list for 2024.

Every year, CRN highlights women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose vision and leadership have a beneficial influence on the technology industry. The CRN 2024 Women of the Channel honorees are creative, strategic leaders who show ongoing commitment to using their skills to innovate and drive success for their partners and customers.

With this recognition, CRN honors these women leaders for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence.

Over the course of four years, Dianne has been an integral part of the BlueAlly family, currently holding the esteemed position of Assistant Vice President of Alliances. Her journey to this pivotal role is marked by a rich tapestry of experience spanning 13 years in distribution, with notable stints at industry giants like GE Access, Avnet, and Tech Data. In her current capacity, Dianne serves as the primary liaison between BlueAlly and its esteemed network of vendor partners. Dianne’s strategic vision has laid the groundwork for pivotal alliances with some of the organization’s most esteemed vendor partners, positioning BlueAlly as the go-to destination across eCommerce, regional, and federal markets.

Dianne fosters an environment where her team operates with autonomy, empowering them to take ownership of their endeavors while providing unwavering guidance and support. This approach ensures the integrity and effectiveness of their collective efforts, driving tangible results and fostering a culture of excellence within the organization.

“It is a great privilege to honor the remarkable achievements of these women leaders in the IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN at The Channel Company. “Each woman on the list has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovation and leadership that advances their organizations and drives transformation and success across the IT channel.”

“Dianne is an outstanding leader,” said Joe Price, Associate Vice President of Vendor Alliances. “She possesses a tremendous business acumen, along with a shrewdness that enables her to make quick decisions that have led to better outcomes for BlueAlly. My hat is off to her, as I constantly applaud how she successfully ran the alliance business for BlueAlly when there was only one. Her actions and efforts continually instill confidence in our organization. I am proud to be associated with her and on the same team. Dianne, congratulations on being a recipient of the CRN Women of the Channel Award! You deserve.”

The 2024 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 13 at


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