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May 08, 2023

CRN Recognizes Trellix on its 2023 Women of the Channel and Power 100 Lists

Nine cybersecurity leaders honored for their service to the channel

Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), announced today CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named nine Trellix employees to the Women of the Channel list for 2023. Trellix’s Sr. Director Global Channel Strategy & Partner Success, Kristi Houssiere, was also recognized for the second year in a row on the Power 100, a subset of prominent leaders selected from the CRN® 2023 Women of the Channel list.

The CRN 2023 Women of the Channel Trellix honorees were chosen due to their creativity and strategic thinking to drive success for Trellix’s 40,000 business and government customers. With this recognition, CRN honors these women for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence. Additionally, the women populating the Power 100 list are leaders who go above and beyond, implementing strategies to accelerate the success of their partners, customers, and the broader channel ecosystem.

The full list of Trellix women recognized by CRN includes:

  • Tricia Blade, Director of Channel Marketing
  • Nicole Chovan, Partner Executive
  • Kristin Eckels, Global Alliance Manager
  • Madeline Fugate, Regional Partner Manager
  • Jackie Grifka, Federal Channel Manager
  • Kristi Houssiere, Senior Director Global Channel Strategy & Partner Success
  • Kelly Lalumondier, Distribution Account Manager
  • Sheri Leach, Senior Distribution Account Manager
  • Ashley Waligorski, Channel Account Manager

“CRN’s recognition of our channel leaders highlights the depth of expertise Trellix possesses in our mission to arm customers with everything they need to be cyber resilient,” said Ed Baker, Vice President, Channel Sales at Trellix. “These women’s steady guidance allows Trellix to execute on our channel-first strategy and drive growth through our Xtend Global Channel Partner Program.”

“We are ecstatic to announce this year’s honorees and shine a light on these women for their significant achievements, knowing that what they’ve accomplished has paved the way for continued success within the IT channel,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The channel is stronger because of them, and we look forward to seeing what they do next.”

CRN’s 2023 Women of the Channel and Power 100 lists will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About Trellix

Trellix is a global company redefining the future of cybersecurity and soulful work. The company’s open and native extended detection and response (XDR) platform helps organizations confronted by today’s most advanced threats gain confidence in the protection and resilience of their operations. Trellix, along with an extensive partner ecosystem, accelerates technology innovation through machine learning and automation to empower over 40,000 business and government customers with living security. More at

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About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology

Follow The Channel Company: Twitter and LinkedIn.© 2023. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company LLC. All rights reserved.

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Source: Trellix

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