Pax8 has announced the first members of its new market development team, including Samantha Nelson, vice president of channel development; Jessica Maria, vice president of market development; Danielle DeCosta, vendor success manager; and Ryan Strouse, program manager.
Nelson and Maria will report to Pax8’s chief market development officer Andrew Pryfogle. DeCosta and Strouse will report to Maria.
Nelson is a channel sales leader with more than 10 years of experience building and leading top performing teams. In her new role at Pax8, she will lead sales and education efforts to expand agent and MSP portfolios around UCaaS, CCaaS, SD-WAN, productivity, infrastructure, and continuity tools.
Maria will focus on developing new market opportunities for Pax8, working closely with marketing and sales leadership to develop programs, education initiatives, and marketing around strategic routes to market.
DeCosta will manage relationships with key new vendors, develop vendor strategy, work with the team to build the go-to-market strategy, and develop plans that enable partners to learn about, access, and sell across the vendor portfolio.
Strouse’s responsibilities will include developing partner enablement programs, collaborating with the vendor marketing team to market new programs, and tracking campaign results.