Co-founder and co-chair of Cloud Girls shares board’s vision

Bellevue, Wash. (November 4, 2013) – Nuvalo LLC, an IT consulting and brokerage firm specializing in hybrid cloud and data center services, announced today that its principal and founder, Manon Buettner, has been appointed to the 2013-2014 Channel Partners Advisory Board as a representative of Cloud Girls. Channel Partners is the leading source for news and analysis to the indirect sales channel serving the communications industry and is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. This year’s advisory board members were announced at the Cloud Partners Conference & Expo in Chicago in September.

“The new board represents the range of the converging telecom and IT channels,” said Khali Henderson, editor-in-chief of Channel Partners. “This year, we’ve expanded the board with the addition of cloud service providers as well as more vendors and partners from the IT hardware/software and services space to accelerate and guide our joint journey to the cloud.”

“I’m very excited and enthusiastic about sharing a seat on the Channel Partners Advisory Board,” said Manon Buettner, who co-founded Cloud Girls in 2010 alongside Joanne Peterson of TeleProviders. “This year’s board is comprised of a great and diverse group of professionals that reflects our industry’s evolution. The advisory board and Cloud Girls’ share a vision to further education and share knowledge and establish best practices in the rapidly evolving cloud services industry.”

Serving on the Channel Partners Advisory Board along with leading executives from key manufacturers, distributors and service providers further expands Nuvalo’s industry footprint and exemplifies Nuvalo’s commitment gives clients peace-of-mind knowing their business decisions will be based on the most up-to-the-minute knowledge from deep within the industry.

About Nuvalo
Nuvalo is a premier Seattle-based IT consulting firm specializing in the design and sourcing of hybrid colocation and Internet-as-a-service deployments around the world. Representing mid- to large-sized enterprises and service providers, Nuvalo leverages its provider relationships, market intelligence and business process methodology to drive IT initiatives from start to the most price-competitive finish. Whether your business requires a new build, consolidation, or migration effort, Nuvalo saves you time and money while delivering peace of mind. For more information, please visit

About Cloud Girls
Cloud Girls is a grassroots organization made up of women in leadership, ownership and revenue generating roles in the Cloud Services industry. We encourage and empower women to succeed and improve the next generation of women in Cloud. This organization provides its members with support, collaboration and mentorship opportunities to advance their careers and personal lives. For more information, please visit