Sarasota, Florida, June 3, 2015 – Star2Star Communications, the world leader in Scalable Cloud Communications, today announced that Michelle Accardi, Chief Marketing Officer, has been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list, and has been recognized as one of this year’s Power 100. The annual Women of the Channel list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT Reseller industry. This year, the Power 100 spotlights those female executives at vendor and distributor organizations whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success.
“Michelle joined us two years ago, and she really hit the ground running”, said Star2Star CEO Norm Worthington. “We have always been a channel-focused company, and Michelle has sharpened our focus by providing outstanding marketing tools for partners of all sizes and types”, he continued.
Before joining Star2Star in 2013, Accardi was head of digital marketing at CA Technologies. In this role, she led the company’s extensive digital and social transformation.
Accardi has been the recipient of several other prestigious awards, including the 2015 Channel Partners Circle of Excellence. She was also recently named as Business Woman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as well as being named to the CRN’s prestigious list of 2015 Channel Chiefs.
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications delivers the World’s Most Complete and Scalable Cloud Communications Solution. Star2Star’s award-winning, patent-pending Constellation™ Network overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies.
In the past four years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 three times, and the Inc. 500|5000 four times. Star2Star also recently received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award honoring the top private business job creators in the country. The company was recognized by Gartner in their 2014 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, and was named by Infonetics as a Top 10 Hosted Business VoIP/UC Provider.
Star2Star Communications solutions are sold through a diversified network of partners that include distributors, master agents, managed service providers and certified installing dealers. Available across North America, Star2Star systems are used by hundreds of thousands of business users, including large national chains with multi-location communications footprints.
Star2Star is a registered trademark of Star2Star Communications, LLC.