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Telarus Hires Lela Yazbeck as Dean of Telarus University

January 31, 2022

Former senior learning and development expert at HST Pathways and U.S. Army veteran to lead the ongoing development of Telarus’ cutting-edge online learning portal.

January 31, 2022 – Sandy, UT – Telarus, the #1 Technology Solutions Brokerage of Cloud, Unified Communications, Contact Center, Network Services, Security, and IoT and Mobility, has hired Lela Yazbeck, as director of learning and development, aka “The Dean of Telarus University.” As the newest member of the Telarus marketing team, Lela will focus on taking the existing Telarus University, initially launched at Telarus Partner Summit in July 2021, to a whole new level. Her primary objective will be to make education easily accessible to partners. Lela will work together with Telarus Suppliers, engineers, and Advanced Solutions SME’s to build three levels of training [Expert Generalist (Level 1), Trusted Advisor (Level 2), and Digital Strategist (Level 3)] that Telarus sales partners can access online, when and where they want.

“I am so excited to welcome Lela to the Telarus team. Her deep understanding of online learning will help Telarus partners reach their educational goals through Telarus University,” said Amy Bailey, Telarus SVP of marketing. “Not only does she have experience in building a learning management system (LMS) for a Cloud-based software company, but she also did an incredible job developing training curriculum for the U.S. Army. During her time in the military, she accomplished 100% training compliance for a battalion-sized element of 500+ soldiers as Equal Opportunity Advisor. I can’t wait to see what happens with our partner community under her direction.”

The Telarus University, located at, was originally launched in 2021 to a select number of Telarus sales partners. By the end of 2022, it is expected to grow the number of certifications available from 4 to 18, with certifications available in Networking & SD-WAN, Contact Center, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cybersecurity, Cloud & Digital Edge, and Mobility & IoT. Telarus suppliers will also be able to upload their own online training content to Telarus University to increase the sales partner community’s knowledge of all the latest product releases and innovative technology trends.

“It is a special occurrence when an organization’s vision so perfectly aligns with your passions, beliefs, and philosophy,” said Lela Yazbeck, director of learning and development for Telarus. “I am thankful to have found that alignment here, and I am thrilled to join the team as the Dean of Telarus University. I cannot wait to share my knowledge of learning strategies and to continue building an innovative Learning & Development program here that is sure to help our partners feel more comfortable having conversations about products outside of their current wheelhouse, making them even more valuable to their clients.”

If you would like to enroll in Telarus University, or learn more about Telarus’ other investments in partner education, please visit or contact the Telarus marketing team at

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