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Amy Williams Named on CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel Power 70 Solution Providers List

Jasper, IN, May 18, 2022– PIER Group announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Amy Williams, CEO, to its 2022 Power 70 Solution Providerslist, an elite subset of honorees chosen from the annual CRN Women of the Channel list.

Through strong business acumen, innovation and strategic thinking, these extraordinary women support their solution provider businesses and customers with exceptional leadership. CRN celebrates these women, who are so deserving of recognition, for their constant dedication to channel excellence.

The annual Power 70 Solution Provider honorees, an incredible group of distinguished female channel leaders, are chosen by the CRN editorial team based on their expertise and contributions to building strong solution provider businesses. This exclusive list features elite industry professionals who drive success every day through leadership and a deep dedication to their organizations and the entire IT channel.

During her 25+ years in the IT Channel, Amy has served in many different capacities throughout her career including logistics, purchasing, marketing, vendor relations, HR, etc. which has led to her in-depth knowledge of the industry, enabling her to grow into the successful leader she is today as CEO of PIER Group. Amy is devoted to growing the channel and throughout her experience has formed numerous relationships with leading IT manufacturers and channel chiefs.

Creating an engaging corporate culture that welcomes interaction and supports flexibility, as well as a continued passion for philanthropy are near and dear to Amy’s heart. As a woman leader, she supports and encourages diversity in the workplace, with almost half of PIER Group’s employees being of a diverse background, creating a culture that welcomes interaction and supports inclusion.

At the helm of the company, she formed in 2018, PIER Group’s sole focus is in helping our country’s leading research entities continue to advance research and innovation, keeping our country in a leadership position on a worldwide scale. PIER Group provides specialized consulting, design, implementation, and support for many of the nation’s largest research networks and most critical high-performance research compute clusters.

PIER Group’s CEO, Amy Williams said, “I am humbled and proud to accept this honor on behalf of the entire team at PIER Group. Together we work hand in hand focusing on growing our channel relationships, as well as, delivering best in class service to our customers that will drive future growth and success. Thank you, CRN, for recognizing myself and our amazing team with such a high distinction.”

“We are proud to once again recognize the remarkable leaders on this year’s Women of the Channel list. Their influence, confidence, and diligence continue to accelerate channel success significantly,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Their accomplishments will inspire others, and we look forward to witnessing their future contributions to the channel.”

CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel and Power 70 lists will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About PIER Group

PIER Group formed in early 2018, as the result of a group’s passion for the Research and Education industry. We are a team of professionals with an average of 25 years of experience serving the R&E community. At PIER Group, we are passionate about research and education, and work hard every day to continue delivering the best possible technology for the best possible value to R&E customers across the country.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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