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CRN Recognizes Patty Apple of BlueAlly on the 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider List

Cary, NC, May 13, 2024 — BlueAlly Technology Solutions announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Patty Apple, Vice President of Marketing, as a 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider—an elite subset of prominent leaders selected from the CRN® 2024 Women of the Channel list.

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 leveraging their skills to innovate and drive success for their partners and customers.

The annual Power 100 Solution Provider list honors the most influential women in leadership at some of the country’s most prominent IT integrators, managed service providers and value-added resellers for their channel advocacy and dedication to helping their customers and technology partners thrive.

For over 18 years, Patty has been an invaluable asset to the BlueAlly team, leaving an indelible mark through her unwavering commitment and visionary leadership. Currently serving as the Vice President of Marketing for a decade, Patty’s journey is a testament to her exceptional capabilities and relentless drive for excellence. Patty’s trajectory within BlueAlly is a testament to her versatility and expertise. From her early days as a Marketing Manager to her subsequent role as Director of Marketing, Patty has consistently exceeded expectations, leveraging her prior experience as a co-owner of a promotional advertising company to bring innovative strategies to the table.

Beyond her corporate responsibilities, Patty is a trailblazer in her field, actively engaging with the Women of the Channel community. Through managerial insights and self-evaluative webinars, she stays at the forefront of industry trends, ensuring that her strategies remain cutting-edge and impactful.

“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.”

“In Patty Apple, we have not just a Vice President of Marketing, but a force of momentum that drives the brand forward,” said Jonathan Berger, Senior Vice President of Digital Strategy. “Her deep knowledge of the industry and its people, business and organizational skills, and unwavering dedication have not only earned her CRN’s Women of the Channel Award but also the respect and admiration of our entire team. Patty’s leadership exemplifies the transformative power of authenticity in shaping the future of marketing.”

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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