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Telarus Hires Erika McDowell as New Director of Partner Development for Southern California 

Former Dialpad Regional Channel Manager for So Cal and AZ to Lead the Company’s Recruiting Efforts and Help Existing Telarus Sales Partners in the West Become Trusted Advisors of Cloud, Unified Communications, Cybersecurity, IoT and Mobility, and Contact Center as a Service.  

June 9, 2022 – Sandy, UT – Telarus, the #1 Technology Solutions Brokerage of Cloud, Unified Communications, Contact Center, Network Services, Security, and IoT and Mobility, has hired Erika McDowell as its new director of partner development for Southern California. In this role, Erika will help existing Telarus channel partners expand their digital edge, hybrid Cloud, gig-speed network, SD-WAN, UCaaS, CCaaS, IoT and Mobility, and Cybersecurity practices.   

As the director of partner development, Erika will monitor sales metrics and manage the entire sales administration process for the team of Partner Development Managers. She will lead and motivate the sales team to achieve specific goals. Ultimately, she will build a high-performance sales team to ensure partner satisfaction and Telarus partner growth. 

“We are excited to have Erika join the Telarus team running Southern California,” said Mike Bettilyon, Area VP in field sales for Telarus. “Her experience and partner relationships will further accelerate the growth of one of our fastest-growing markets in the country.” 

Erika has held several roles in the channel during her successful career: she was previously the senior channel manager for TPx Communications, a premier account manager for EarthLink Internet, and worked at Windstream for six years, where she held the title of account relationship manager. She also spent almost two years as regional channel manager for Dialpad, where she worked closely with Telarus.  

“I am honored to join Telarus and be a part of their growing and successful partner ecosystem. Their care and love for the partner community are unmatched in the industry. I am excited to bring my deep passion for my partners to an organization that shares this sentiment,” said Erika McDowell, SoCal Director of Partner Development for Telarus. “Telarus has established itself as the leading technology solutions brokerage globally, and I’m excited to further grow our partners and suppliers’ success in the SoCal market. Telarus has an outstanding track record of continually investing and reinvesting in the tools and business expertise that partners have come to rely on. I’m excited to continue executing on the company’s vision of strategizing with our top Trusted Advisors and unlocking more potential to grow their businesses as a team with Telarus.” 

If you’d like to learn more about Erika McDowell and the robust portfolio of Telarus’s exclusive suppliers, please contact the Telarus new partner hotline 877-346-3232 or visit us online at  

About Telarus  

Telarus is the #1 Technology Solutions Brokerage in the United States, Canada, EMEA, Australia, and New Zealand. We have created the most efficient yet friendly community where our agent-partners source technology solutions through our robust portfolio of 290 leading service providers. To accelerate our agent-partner’s growth, we have created industry-leading apps, tools, and experts specializing in developing technology solutions for Cloud, Cybersecurity, SD-WAN, ILEC, and UCXE. Coupled with our industry-recognized Sales Engineering team, Telarus also provides Account Management, Commissions, Marketing, and Specialty teams services.  Our primary goal is unchanged since 2002, we accelerate our partner’s growth at scale in the most efficient manner possible. To learn more about Telarus and our award-winning services, please visit, or follow us on LinkedIn.