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Envision's Karen Penticost Recognized as a Power 60 Solution Provider Among CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel

Envision Technology Advisors today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Karen Penticost, VP of Development and Operations, to its 2021 Power 60 Solution Providers list, an elite subgroup of honorees chosen from the highly regarded Women of the Channel list.

The women honored on this year’s list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives, and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication, and channel advocacy.

The Power 60 Solution Providers are chosen by the CRN editorial team based on their contributions, expertise, and dedication to building strong solution provider businesses. The award recognizes an exclusive subgroup of elite industry role models who continue to drive professional success through leadership and dedication to their own organizations and the entire IT channel.

Since joining Envision in 2015, Karen Penticost has held a leadership position within the organization. She has been focused on Envisions internal operations and our mergers & acquisitions strategy along with leading the business development team and spearheading strategic partnerships across the company’s diverse portfolio of partners. Karen is one of the co-founders of Women of Massachusetts Engagement Network better known as W.O.M.E.N. A space for women to come together, ignite inspiration, and build community. She is a member of IAMCP Women In Technology and is also involved with many local dog rescue organizations.

“CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work, and leadership accelerate channel growth,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honor them for their many accomplishments and look forward to their continued contributions to the IT channel.”

“I am honored to have been recognized with this award,” Karen remarked. “To be among these other amazing women and see their incredible accomplishments is both exciting and humbling, and it is a testament to the great work that we’ve been able to do here at Envision and the wonderful partners we work with.”

The 2021 Women of the Channel and Power 60 Solution Provider award will be featured in CRN Magazine on May 10th and online at

About Envision Technology Advisors Envision Technology Advisors provides a range of business-focused technology consulting services to the New England area and beyond. Envision’s specialties include digital transformation, Microsoft consulting, cloud, and managed services, cybersecurity, business continuity, infrastructure consulting, web development, and more. With offices in Pawtucket, RI, and the Greater Boston area, the company has been named a “Best Place to Work” for thirteen straight years. For more information, visit

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