Sales Association Honors ZoomInfo VP for Second Year

Ruthfield Named One of 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals

WALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) named Mark Ruthfield, vice president of sales at business information provider ZoomInfo, as one of AAISP's top 25 most influential sales professionals for the second consecutive year.

"It is a privilege and honor to be recognized for this award," Ruthfield said. "I am a big fan of owning each facet of the sales process, and have taken away a number of best practices from colleagues across the AA-ISP over the last couple of years."

"On a personal note," Ruthfield continued, "I am sincerely grateful for the support of ZoomInfo's sales dream team. I am proud of their achievements in consistently achieving record-breaking year-over-year revenue results," he added.

Bob Perkins, founder and CEO, AA-ISP, said, "It is an honor to recognize Mark Ruthfield as this year's recipient of The TOP 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional Awards. Mark has proven his dedication and commitment to advancing the profession of inside sales, which is the mission of the AA-ISP."

Started in 2010, the AA-ISP Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals recognizes individuals who have been instrumental in leading the profession. Each year, AA-ISP recognizes 25 individuals who display the following characteristics across the organization's 37 chapters in the U.S., Canada, Europe and India:

  • Committed to advancing the profession of inside sales
  • Known as a true thought leader
  • Influences others through leading, training and/or the sharing of best practices
  • Viewed by peers as someone who positively influences others by word, deed and character

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