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Carahsoft Vice President of Sales Cortney Steiner Recognized on CRN’s 2018
Women of the Channel List

RESTON, Va. – June, 5, 2018 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Cortney Steiner, Carahsoft Vice President of Sales, to its 2018 Women of the Channel list.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. This year, CRN honored 650 women whose channel expertise and vision have earned them recognition on the annual list.

Cortney has a long and successful history at Carahsoft, joining the company shortly after its founding in 2004. Under her leadership, the Adobe’s public sector business at Carahsoft has grown to more than $300M in bookings in 2017. Cortney manages and mentors more than 100 sales and marketing reps. In 2017 alone, her team generated more than 3,000 new sales opportunities for its channel partners through proactive sales and marketing campaigns. The team organized 560 marketing and proactive sales events, held over 2,500 training sessions, and made more than 385,000 calls in the last year. This led to more than 26,000 individual partner orders.

In 2017, the Adobe team secured new business deals with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Interior and other government agencies, and nurtured existing contracts with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Food and Drug Administration. Through these contracts and activities, Cortney’s team delivers value to government customers, resellers and technology partners.

“This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep, strategic partnerships,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving channel progress through a number of achievements – exemplary partner programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective team-building, visionary leadership, and accelerated sales growth – as well as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives.”

“We are pleased to see Cortney recognized by CRN as a top-performing sales and channel executive,” said Craig P. Abod, Carahsoft’s president. “She’s made an incredible contribution to our company’s growth and to that of the technology and reseller partners her team supports. I look forward to see where she takes her team next.”

The 2018 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider™. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Mary Lange