ATLANTA, May 15, 2017 – ADAPTURE, an Atlanta-based IT consulting company and technology integrator, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Laura Burdine, Sales Operations Manager, and Mandy Glidewell, Director of Marketing, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The women 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.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Burdine is a nine-year veteran of the channel, having contributed to the growth of two CRN Solution Provider 500 honorees as a strategic operations expert with a strong background in logistics. She assumed her current role at ADAPTURE in 2013 and leads sales operations efforts for the company.

Glidewell spearheads marketing and demand generation efforts at ADAPTURE, working closely with internal teams and channel partners to increase sales activity and drive revenue. She is a seven-year veteran of the channel and assumed her current role in 2016.

“These extraordinary women support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

“It’s an honor to represent ADAPTURE on this list, and we both share this recognition with our entire team,” said Glidewell. “Laura and I come to work every day committed to growing the company and serving our clients, so to have our contributions recognized in this way is special, but it’s a true team effort. We love our ADAPTURE family members and are glad to represent them in this way.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at


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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 unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

For more on ADAPTURE’s presence of the CRN Women of the Channel lists, click here: Burdine and Glidewell Named to 2018 CRN Women of the Channel List.

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