New Hire Announcement | Technology Distributor Sandler Partners adds to their team with the addition of Michael Clayton as Director, Channel – Georgia and The Carolinas.
REDONDO BEACH, CA — August 3, 2022 — Sandler Partners, a leading independent technology solutions distributor, and one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, welcomes Michael Clayton as Director, Channel – Georgia and The Carolinas. In his new role, he will help build and support the greater Georgia and North/South Carolina markets by assisting Partners in sourcing the ideal technology solutions for their customers.
Michael has been in the industry for over 10 years, developing business and making connections within the Channel while representing notable brands Masergy and PGi. His deep understanding of the Georgian, North Carolinian, and South Carolinian markets, plus his unique understanding of solutions and customer needs positions him to help support our existing Partners as they grow their business, while also contributing to the expansion of our overall community.
“From the outside, it may look like we’re growing our nationwide network at a hyper speed,” states Mark Phaneuf, SVP, Channel – East “but we are being very careful, as always, to find the best people who can provide the support, industry/technological knowledge, and recognize our Partners’ needs. Michael is a great example of this, and when we had our first dialogue, his energy, enthusiasm, and expertise was immediately apparent. He is not only a great fit for our Partner and Provider community, but he also immediately feels like a part of the Sandler family.”
“There have been a lot of changes in the industry lately,” continues Michael, “what I love is being able to talk to people, lean in with my expertise, and help my Partners succeed. I’ve seen how vibrant the Sandler Partners community is, with it’s independent spirit and sense of purpose. It’s something everyone is talking about and I’m really appreciative for getting the chance to be a part of it, and help it grow into the future. I’m also looking forward to contributing to the success of our Georgian, North Carolinian, and South Carolinian Sandler Partners community – my community!”
About Sandler Partners
Sandler Partners is America’s fastest-growing technology solutions brokerage and distributor of connectivity and cloud services. In 2021, Sandler Partners was included on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the 12th straight year. Over the years, we’ve expanded beyond our telecom roots to deliver best-in-class cloud, colocation, mobility, continuity, and security solutions from 200+ suppliers through a network of 9,000+ expert technology sales partners — agents, VARs, and MSPs — to thousands of small, medium, and enterprise organizations nationwide.
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 engineering professionals, plus the Sandler Portal’s Marketing Center (with customizable campaigns), and sales tools like SCOUT’s real-time cable pricing and the Solution Finder. We stand with our Partner community, whether its minimal involvement or direct customer support. Sandler Partners also have the industry’s strongest agreements and a team with a proven track record of ensuring all commissions are found, tracked, and paid.