Three ANM Leaders Named to CRN’s 2024 Women of the Channel List

CRN Recognizes Mary Calderwood of ANM on the 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider List

CRN Recognizes Heidi Van Anderson and Rebecca Bleicher of ANM on the 2024 Women of the Channel List

Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 13, 2024

Every year, CRN highlights women from vendor, distributor, and solution provider organizations whose vision and leadership have a beneficial influence on the technology industry. The CRN 2024 Women of the Channel honorees are creative, strategic leaders who show ongoing commitment to leveraging their skills to innovate and drive success for their partners and customers.

The annual Power 100 Solution Provider list honors the most influential women in leadership at some of the country’s most prominent IT integrators, managed service providers and value-added resellers for their channel advocacy and dedication to helping their customers and technology partners thrive.

Mary Calderwood, Vice President of Finance at ANM, has been recognized by CRN® as a 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider, recognizing her extensive expertise with over 25 years in financial operations and support within the industry. Throughout her career, Mary has focused on operational improvement to streamline processes and improve both the internal and external customer experience. With five years of dedicated service to ANM, she oversees inside sales support, financial operations, and accounting, pivotal in the company’s growth and solidifying its reputation as a trusted solution provider. Mary’s dedication to excellence and her ability to drive results make her an invaluable asset to ANM and the broader channel community. This recognition reaffirms Mary’s status as a visionary leader and a driving force behind ANM’s success in the competitive landscape of technology solutions.

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has also named Heidi Van Anderson, Director of Client Success, and Rebecca Bleicher, Director of Collaboration Practice of ANM to the Women of the Channel list for 2024.

Heidi Van Anderson, recognized as a standout on the 2024 Women of the Channel List, serves as the Director of Client Success. Throughout her career, she has dedicated herself to enhancing client outcomes and fostering cohesive teams. With a track record of bolstering revenue, elevating client satisfaction, and establishing standardized practices for consistent, high-quality client interactions, she stands as a pillar of achievement.

Heidi spearheaded the CO Women in Technology initiative at ANM, aimed at enhancing diversity in technical roles. Collaborating with local organizations, she raised awareness of technical career pathways for women in high school and college. Moreover, her pivotal role in launching mentorship and internship programs at ANM underscores her commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth within the organization.

Rebecca Bleicher, Director of Collaboration, has over 23 years of experience in engineering, sales architecture, and engineering leadership. With a rich history and overpowering expertise in collaboration technologies, Rebecca has played a pivotal role in assisting customers as an engineer, facilitating seamless transitions to Voice over IP and Cloud Calling Solutions. Since that time, she’s led engineering teams that focused on collaboration deployments and now leads ANM’s collaboration innovation practice. She’s currently focused on building new partnerships, nurturing existing partnerships, next-gen collaboration solutions, UCaaS, CPaaS, and ensuring both sales and engineering are positioned to help customers embrace these new technologies to be successful in the new hybrid workplace. 

With this recognition, CRN honors these women leaders for their unwavering dedication and commitment to furthering channel excellence.

“It is a great privilege to honor the remarkable achievements of these women leaders in the IT channel,” said Jennifer Follett, VP, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company. “Each woman on the list has demonstrated a deep commitment to innovation and leadership that advances their organizations and drives transformation and success across the IT channel.”

As we celebrate the outstanding recognition of Mary Calderwood, Heidi Van Anderson, and Rebecca Bleicher by CRN, it’s a moment of immense pride for ANM,” said Raminder Mann, CEO of ANM. “Their inclusion in these prestigious Women of the Channel lists is a demonstration of their exceptional leadership, dedication, and contributions to our organization and the broader channel community.”

“Mary’s presence on the Power 100 Solution Provider List underscores her pivotal role in driving ANM’s financial strategy and success,” Raminder continued. “Heidi and Rebecca’s recognition further highlights their invaluable contributions to client success and collaboration excellence.”

“Their achievements epitomize ANM’s commitment to empowering women leaders and advancing a culture of excellence and innovation,” Raminder concluded. “We congratulate Mary, Heidi, and Rebecca on this well-deserved honor and look forward to their continued contributions to ANM’s growth and success.”

The 2024 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine, with online coverage starting May 13 at

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About ANM

One of the fastest-growing IT consultancies in the U.S., ANM provides innovative solutions and expert engineering to large and mid-sized organizations. Our dedicated team designs, implements, and supports IT solutions in risk mitigation, enterprise infrastructure and digital transformation.

ANM is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM and has offices in Casper, WY; Denver, CO; El Paso, TX; and Scottsdale, AZ. We enjoy a 98.6% customer satisfaction rating, as well as excellent employee and customer retention rates.

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