A photo of Elizabeth Reynolds recognized in CRN 2023 Women on the Rise.

SonicWall’s Elizabeth Reynolds Honored by CRN Again

Previously named one of 2023’s CRN Women of the Year, Elizabeth is now being honored for her support of channel partners.


SonicWall is proud to announce that Elizabeth Reynolds has been recognized in the CRN 2023 Women on the Rise list. This annual list, formerly known as CRN Rising Female Stars, honors up-and-coming, dedicated, driven women who are leaving their mark and making a difference for solution providers throughout the IT channel.

The fourth-annual list of channel Women on the Rise showcases an impressive lineup of nominees, meticulously chosen by the CRN editorial team. This selection process heavily relied on recommendations from esteemed channel chiefs and other channel management executives within the industry.

The honorees are exceptional women dedicated to supporting their channel partners in achieving success. They exhibit remarkable skills in various areas such as marketing, channel program management, and partner engagement, among others. Through their expertise, they effectively enhance their respective channel partner programs and initiatives.

“The CRN 2023 Channel Women on the Rise list showcases the women who are on the verge of becoming the future leaders and luminaries in the channel industry. These remarkable individuals consistently exhibit a strong commitment to innovation and excellence within the IT channel. Their collective efforts are instrumental in shaping a more promising future for the IT industry,” said Jennifer Follett, vice president of U.S. Content and Executive Editor of CRN at The Channel Company. “I would like to extend my congratulations to all the honorees on behalf of The Channel Company and CRN. The efforts of these emerging leaders in driving change within the IT channel will undoubtedly shape its future for years to come.”

Elizabeth is SonicWall’s Regional Sales Director of Channel Sales. Since she joined SonicWall in 2017, her expertise in operations management, analytics and communication has empowered her to make significant contributions. Elizabeth has an incredibly strong sales background and business acumen, which has helped SonicWall transform its sales organization.

“CRN recognizing Elizabeth is another indication of SonicWall’s continued commitment to our partner network and validates the talent within our organization,” said SonicWall Chief Revenue Officer Jason Carter. “Elizabeth is an incredible colleague — she’s respected by all, easy to work with and an asset to the entire SonicWall team. We’re pleased and proud that CRN has chosen to include her on its annual list of Women on the Rise”

Bret Fitzgerald
Bret Fitzgerald is a dynamic marketing and public relations executive who specializes in the IT industry — specifically B2B software. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Fitzgerald has consistently generated metric-driven results and considers himself lucky enough to work with industry leaders in the tech, retail, hospitality and online marketing industries. Fitzgerald strategically oversees multiple PR agencies worldwide and all of SonicWall’s global PR efforts.