PR: CCB Technology’s Melody Bernhardt Named 2015 CRN Women of the Channel Power 50

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Vice President of Marketing receives prestigious recognition

WOTC_P50_SPwebRacine, WI, June 9, 2015 – CCB Technology, a national provider of business IT solutions and services, announced today that Melody Bernhardt, Vice President of Marketing, has been named to The Channel Company’s prestigious 2015 CRN® Women of the Channel Power 50. Melody is being recognized for her successes and the far-reaching impact she is having on the technology industry and in the IT channel ecosystem. The annual list honors outstanding female executives across vendor channel organizations, while those within the Power 50 are honored for their insight and influence in their companies and in the industry.

This year’s Women of the Channel were carefully reviewed and selected by the editors of CRN based on their accomplishments and the influence they exhibit over the technology channel.

With a strong emphasis on growing industry relationships, Melody has exponentially improved CCB’s partnerships and overall revenue. She brought a renewed focus to markets between Milwaukee and Chicago by developing local sponsorships and hosting major events, including a technology showcase at the Milwaukee Brewers’ Miller Park. These initiatives helped take CCB into new verticals, such as SMB commercial, while continuing to expand within their existing nonprofit and healthcare markets. As vice president of marketing, Melody has grown her department from two to eight employees and now provides resources and content marketing to 40,000+ customers. She serves on marketing engagement boards for SYNNEX, Microsoft, and Intel.Melody-Bernhardt

“We applaud the exceptional contributions of the honorees in this year’s Women of the Channel Power 50. These executives have made a lasting mark on the industry by helping to shape the channel’s future,” says Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We are privileged to celebrate their far-reaching influence, innovation and commitment to the IT channel community.”

“Melody’s leadership has been an invaluable asset to CCB,” said Patrick Booth, President, CCB Technology. “Her strategic efforts have strengthened CCB’s brand as an industry expert, and her focus on Channel relationships has opened doors for greater growth potential between CCB and our partners. She not only understands the values that drive CCB forward—she embodies them with excellence.”

The Women of the Channel is featured in the June issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.comor see Melody’s bio here.


About CCB Technology
CCB Technology is a nationwide IT service and solutions provider that has helped over 40,000 companies reach their organizational goals by effectively leveraging innovative technology. The CCB team delivers the technology, expertise, and people-focused touch needed to help with the planning, designing, implementation, and management of a complete range of IT solutions and services. Based in Racine, WI, CCB Technology works closely with over 500 worldwide industry leaders, including Microsoft, Intel, HP, Dell, Cisco, Adobe, and Apple. To learn more, visit

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at


Press Contacts:

Spencer Towle
CCB Technology

Marc Courchesne
The Channel Company


Melody Bernhardt
As VP of Marketing, Melody (aka Mel) runs a full functioning marketing department that continues to include the management of industry relationships. With over 20 years of marketing and business experience, she has continued to find new and innovative ways to engage CCB’s customer base.

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