PHOENIX, June 1 , 2016 – BeyondTrust, the leading cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorized access, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Natalie Padula, VP of Sales for the Western U.S. and Canada, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives 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 on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

As the VP of Sales for the Western U.S. and Canada, Natalie Padula has personally made it part of her business plan to foster the relationships and goals with BeyondTrust’s various strategic partners. Through her efforts, she has increased exposure to the company’s solutions. Similarly, in covering half of the U.S., she has influenced the relationships and built expertise across channel partners.

“BeyondTrust is growing and advancing its channel, and Natalie is playing a key role in that development,” said Kevin Hickey, CEO, BeyondTrust. “She has been supporting channel organizations for 15 years and is very knowledgeable in the field. She cultivates relationships with our channel partners and continually works to enhance our program.”

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements.” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.