Press Release:

Two OPAQ Executives Named to Prestigious CRN 2019 Women of the Channel Power Rankings

Lynn D. Tinney and Tricia Bonora Recognized for their Leadership, Influence and Vision in Growing Security-as-a-Service Cloud Business

HERNDON, Va. – May 20, 2019 – OPAQ, the network security cloud company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lynn D. Tinney, Senior Vice President of Channels, and Tricia Bonora, Vice President of Channels to its prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list.

CRN’s annual Women of the Channel list celebrates influential women leaders for the accomplishments and impact they have had on the channel. The list is compiled by CRN editors who carefully review each applicant to select the final winners based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise, contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth and visionary leadership. The 2019 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

“CRN’s 2019 Women of the Channel list honors influential leaders who are accelerating channel growth through mutually-beneficial partnerships, incredible leadership, strategic vision, and unique contributions in their field,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “This accomplished group of leaders is driving channel success and we are proud to honor their achievements.”

Lynn D. Tinney, SVP Channels for OPAQ, is responsible for managing the company’s 100% channel-based sales model, partner strategy and growing its business. She has built billion dollar revenue streams for leading security and networking technology vendors, including CA Technologies, Riverbed and Cisco. Lynn has been recognized in CRN’s Women of the Channel Power 100 rankings for three consecutive years.

“It is an honor to be selected again this year by CRN for its Women of the Channel list,” said Lynn D. Tinney. “The growing number of female executives in channel leadership roles is great for the industry and OPAQ is leading the way in this regard. I look forward to working with Tricia and the rest of our team to make 2019 a breakthrough year for our partners.”

Tricia Bonora, Vice President of Channel Sales for OPAQ, is responsible for go-to-market and channel partner program execution. She has held channel management positions at Zimperium, Riverbed, Syncsort, Netscout and McAfee. Tricia was recognized as a 2017 and 2018 CRN Channel Chief and named to the Women of the Channel Power 100 list.

“I’m pleased to be named to the CRN Women of the Channel ranking for a second consecutive year,” said Tricia Bonora. “Lynn and I have joined a formidable team here at OPAQ that’s committed to growing a robust channel program. I’m really looking forward to the results we can produce this year for both our partners and OPAQ.”

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