ScanSource Inc., a global provider of technology products and solutions, announced today that CRN has named Wendy Thacker, Janice Thompson and Tracy Hali to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list. Recognizing the unique strengths, vision and achievements of a select group of women, this annual list acknowledges channel leaders who are blazing a trail for future generations. Recipients are from all areas of the IT ecosystem, including technology vendors, distributors and solution providers. 

Thacker serves as vice president of channel marketing, North America at ScanSource. She has been with the company since 1996 and has served in multiple roles during her tenure, including director of vendor business and marketing, and as team leader for ScanSource’s point-of-sale business. Thompson, vice president of supplier services at ScanSource, has been with the company since 2006 and has also served as director of merchandising and global merchandising director. Hali serves as senior director of order management for Intelisys, a ScanSource company. An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications, Hali previously served in sales, support and management roles at Verizon, XO Communications and Global Crossing. 

“We are honored to have Wendy, Janice and Tracy’s leadership, influence and demonstrated expertise recognized by CRN,” said John Eldh, senior executive vice president and chief revenue officer at ScanSource. “I am proud of the dedication each brings to our company, their teams and most importantly, our partners.” 

CRN’s editorial team selects the honorees to celebrate a list of exceptional women acclaimed for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership and dedication to the IT channel.

“CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel list recognizes an accomplished group of influential women leaders whose strategic vision and unique achievements accelerate channel growth through cultivated partnerships, innovative thought leadership and unwavering dedication to the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company, which owns CRN. “We are proud to honor them for their accomplishments and contributions to driving channel success.”

The 2020 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN Magazine on June 8 and online at