AVANT Welcomes Scott McElwee to Growing Team of Channel Titans

New Channel Manager, Scott McElwee, to support next generation of IT Trusted Advisors across Ohio, Kentucky, Indianapolis and Western Pennsylvania region

CHICAGO – February 18, 2020 – AVANT Communications (“AVANT”), a platform for IT decision-making, today welcomes its newest Channel Manager, Scott McElwee.

AVANT continues to strategically invest in its ecosystem of Trusted Advisors as they put the full power of innovation in the hands of the enterprise. Using AVANT’s state-of-the-art technology, proprietary research and best-in-class vendor portfolio, Trusted Advisors keep an ear to the ground for disruptive IT solutions suited to advance their customers’ goals. In his role, McElwee will identify, train and position the next generation of Trusted Advisors in Ohio, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania and Indianapolis for 10X growth.

“This age of hyper-accelerating technology waits for no one, and it’s critical that Trusted Advisors are in position to help enterprise customers evolve,” said Shane McNamara, AVANT’s Executive Vice President, Sales, East. “As we build on our incredible culture here at AVANT, Scott brings unmatched network services expertise and the kind of hunger that will take our partners to 10X territory.”

A 22-year telecom veteran, Scott has industry experience with leading providers at CBT, Windstream and most recently at Spectrum — earning acclaim as a perennial President’s Club Award winner along the way. As a seasoned sales executive and a recent Senior Partner Manager at AVANT, Scott specializes in recruiting, developing and building high-performing teams to thrive in difficult and ever-changing environments — including today’s ever-evolving IT landscape.

Scott’s wealth of knowledge in Cloud, SDN, Security, UCaaS and CCaaS will equip him to propel partners in his market to new heights while enriching AVANT’s existing network services capabilities.

“I am thrilled to offer my energy and expertise to AVANT’s thriving ecosystem,” said McElwee. “I believe AVANT is not only the industry leader to leverage products like UCaaS, CCaaS and more; they also deliver analytics and marketing initiatives that allow Trusted Advisors to best position these products. I look forward to helping these partners shape end user behavior and help CIOs make the most informed decision for their business.”

About AVANT Communications

AVANT Communications is a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier distributor for next-generation technologies. AVANT provides unique value to its extensive network of Trusted Advisors with original research, channel sales assistance, training, and tools to guide decision-making around IT services that promote business growth. From complex cloud designs to global wide-area network deployments to the latest in security services, AVANT sets the industry standard in enabling its partners and clients to make intelligent, data-driven decisions about services, technology and cost-effective communications. For more information, visit www.goavant.net, or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.