UPSTACK Hires Paula McKinnon as Vice President of Vendor Relations

UPSTACK announced that telecom and IT channel veteran Paula McKinnon has joined the company as Vice President of Vendor Relations.

In her new role, McKinnon will oversee UPSTACK’s relationships with hundreds of technology services vendors directly and through master agent distributors. She will lead UPSTACK’s vendor management strategy, including recruiting, negotiating contracts and onboarding service providers to the UPSTACK technology platform.

UPSTACK, which is backed by an initial $50 million investment from Berkshire Partners, delivers a ground-breaking platform that pairs the industry’s leading technology advisors and a data-driven application to architect and source customized technology solutions for businesses of all sizes.

McKinnon joins UPSTACK after 10 years with master agency Telarus, where she built the vendor relations program and served most recently as Vice President of Supplier Management. Previously, she held roles as Director of Supplier Management, Supplier Manager and Post-sales Support Manager for the company.