John Rappel and Steve VandenBush of GeekHive both Win Sitecore Most Valuable Professional Award

John Rappel and Steve VandenBush of GeekHive both Win Sitecore Most Valuable Professional Award

Elite distinction awarded for exceptional contributions to the Sitecore community

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WARWICK, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GeekHive, The Martech Enablement Company, today announced that John Rappel and Steve VandenBush, both technical practice leads, have been named Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) in technology by Sitecore®, the global leader in digital experience management software. John and Steve are two of only 186 Technology MVPs worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year.

Now it its 13th year, Sitecore's MVP program recognizes exceptional professionals from the Sitecore community who actively share their expertise of Sitecore products to advance the future of customer experience and drive organizational change. A distinguished group of 315 Sitecore experts from the more than 12,000 certified developers and more than 20,000 active community participants, Sitecore MVPs are awarded for the quality, quantity, and level of impact of the contributions they make by sharing their product expertise and mastery of the Sitecore platform with other Sitecore partners and customers.

"We are thrilled that Sitecore has recognized the expertise and commitment that John and Steve have shown over the past year by naming them both Sitecore MVPs. Their depth of knowledge allows us to continually deliver value to our clients and demonstrate our superior skills as an authority in the content management space." Jim King, Director of Partner Alliances, GeekHive

GeekHive is a leading technical partner that leverages the best marketing technologies to create successful digital programs for clients, supporting them to maximize their ROI by getting the most out of their tools, teams, and processes. GeekHive is a long-standing Sitecore implementation partner and has been utilizing Sitecore's unique capabilities to support clients to better engage with their customers for over a decade. John and Steve are experts at innovating Sitecore's tools to help our clients reach their organizational goals and increase ROMI.

In addition to supporting GeekHive's clients, John and Steve also make contributions to the greater Sitecore community at large, collaborating and sharing knowledge with other developers.

"It's always nice to get recognized for your help and contributions to the greater community, and this MVP award honors that. I'm excited and grateful to be awarded it for 2019" Steve VandenBush, Technical Lead, GeekHive

"The Sitecore community is renown as a place where members can easily collaborate and benefit from the vision and technical knowledge of one another," said Pieter Brinkman, Senior Director of Technical Marketing at Sitecore. "Within this community, MVPs set the standard of excellence for product expertise, enthusiasm, and willingness to donate time and energy to help customers and partners realize the full power of the Sitecore platform. Their passion is instrumental to the ongoing success of the Sitecore ecosystem."

Learn more about John and Steve and their contributions here.

About GeekHive

GeekHive partners with companies who are struggling to realize the potential of their marketing technology investment. We connect people, processes and technology to deliver the right information, at the right time, to help build brands, market products and services, and assist the sales organization. We are "The Martech Enablement Company."

For more information: Shannon Brennan-Cressey, GeekHive, 917-789-6293,

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