Megapath has announced that former Vonage Channel Partner Bram Slipakoff has joined as Regional Channel Director for the Unified Communications provider. Based in Costa Mesa, CA, Slipakoff will work under the leadership of Vice President of Channel Sales Robert McCarthy to oversee the company’s Southwest region sales.

“We areMegapath-Bram-Slipakoff thrilled to welcome Bram to the MegaPath team. Bram’s channel relationships and industry expertise will be a driving force in growing our channel relationships and bringing additional value to our partner community,” said Rob McCarthy, Vice President of Channel Sales, MegaPath. “He brings a wealth of channel experience that will enable him to have an immediate impact on driving sales growth.”

Slipakoff has more than a decade of Unified Communications experience with a strong a focus on security, VoIP and cloud computing services, according to the Megapath announcement. He will work towards developing and managing partner relationships, driving adoption of company programs and sales growth through relationships with Megapath partners in the Southwest.

“I am thrilled to join a company with such a strong value proposition that’s fully committed to its channel partners,” said Slipakoff. “MegaPath offers an impressive portfolio of business voice and cloud services combined with one of the largest broadband footprints in the country. The combination really sets MegaPath apart in the industry and I look forward to working with our partners to win more business.”

His ten years of experience come from working as Channel Executive at Vonage, and previously worked in leadership roles with Integra Telecom, World Telecom Concepts and WiLine Networks to solidify channel sales and program adoption to drive up revenue.

Slipakoff will be collaborate with Megapath’s partner network made up of more than 4,500 Master Agents, solution providers, independent IT consultants and VARs all over North America.

The new team addition comes after Megapath added more dedicated resources to its Channel Partner Program in March to drive growth and better assist its partners, including increase dedicated channel sales resources, and support programs for their services. Megapath is a leading Unified Communications provider and was chosen for the 2016 Unified Communications Product of the Year Awards, awarded by the Technology Marketing Corporation.