Mark Phaneuf Channel Futures

Mark Phaneuf, Sandler Partners’ Senior Vice President, Channel – East, has been honored with the 2024 Channel Influencer award by Channel Futures, recognizing his longstanding dedication to the Channel, Partner community and his role in driving growth and success within the organization.

REDONDO BEACH, California — February 28, 2024 — Mark Phaneuf, Sandler Partners’ Senior Vice President, Channel – East has been recognized with the 2024 Channel Influencer award by Channel Futures. He is a key leader in the Sandler Partners ecosystem, working with the independent Partner community in the East and Canada. Mark has been an active member of the Channel for decades, and his expertise, knowledge, and ability to earn and maintain relationships have been key factors in developing his team and elevating the success of the Partners we work for.

The Channel Futures Channel Influencer Award celebrates top-performing executives in the technology and communications channel, recognizing strategic thinking and innovation in indirect sales channels, and those who have distinguished themselves through their unwavering support of the Partner community. In making this year’s selections, Channel Futures’ editors state they considered Partner growth, channel innovation, commitment to the indirect sales channel, and Mark’s standing amongst his peers.

“Working with our East team and helping Partners grow are my favorite parts of the job,” states Mark. “I’m appreciative of this recognition by Channel Futures, and know this success is due to all the amazing Partners that work with us.”

“I’ve worked with Mark for over 20 years now,” shares Justin Marano, Chief Revenue Officer – Channel at Sandler Partners. “His experience and understanding of the industry have helped him throughout that time create consistent growth and positive change. This is an award well earned!”

About Sandler Partners
Sandler Partners is America’s fastest-growing independent Technology Solutions Distributor of Connectivity and Cloud services. They’ve expanded beyond their telecom roots to deliver best-in-class Cloud, Colocation, Mobility, Continuity, and Cybersecurity solutions. With over 200 suppliers, they’re able to remain vendor-agnostic, empowering the Partner community of sales agents, VARs, and MSPs to deliver the best price, performance, and products that address challenges and meet goals for organizations of all sizes, industries, and complexity, both now and as they evolve into the future.

How Our Partners Benefit, and their Customers, Benefit
Independently owned. Independent spirit. End users benefit from our 360º industry awareness — who’s performing best by price, service, and feature set. Our Partner community gains access to our industry-leading support network of sales, marketing, and sales engineering professionals, plus the Sandler Portal’s Marketing Center (with customizable campaigns), and sales tools like SCOUT’s real-time API accurate bandwidth serviceability/pricing, Solutions Finder’s simple guided solution discovery, and Scout for Solutions, Partners own self-branded Portal for working with their customers. We stand with our Partner community, whether it’s minimal involvement or direct customer support. Sandler Partners also has the industry’s strongest negotiated agreements and a team with a proven track record of ensuring all commissions are found, tracked, and paid.

About Channel Futures
Channel Futures, a media and events destination for the information and communication technologies (ICT) channel community, is part of Informa Tech. It provides information, perspective, and connection for the entire channel ecosystem, including solution providers (SPs), managed service providers (MSPs), managed security service providers (MSSPs), cloud service providers (CSPs), value-added resellers (VARs) and distributors, technology solutions brokerages, subagents, and agents, as well as leading technology vendor partners and communication providers. More information is available at