Achievers Executive Receives AA-ISP’s Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals in 2015 Award

Toronto & San Francisco – April 28, 2015 – Achievers, an Employee Success Platform™ that helps enterprise companies recognize and reward their employees, announced today that AA-ISP recognized Achievers Vice President of Field Operations, Ralph Barsi, as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals for 2015.

“We congratulate Ralph on this well-deserved recognition as he continues to play a critical role in aligning our sales team with the employee rewards and recognition needs of organizations worldwide,” said Eric Lochner, President & CEO, Achievers. “Ralph has demonstrated strong leadership skills and dedication to providing excellent sales and support that resonate within the entire company. Ralph embodies our culture and mission at Achievers – to change the way the world works – and we’re proud to call him one of our own.”

In Ralph’s role at Achievers, he leads the company’s sales development and sales operations teams, with oversight of revenue pipeline, training and development, business analytics, and solutions consulting. Prior to Achievers, Ralph built and led the sales development organization at InsideView. He brings over 20 years of experience in sales and sales leadership to the industry. Ralph is a well-known speaker and writer who covers leadership, motivation, sales tools and technologies, prospecting, and hiring, among many topics.

“It is an honor to recognize Ralph Barsi as this year’s recipient of The Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional Awards. Ralph has proven his dedication and commitment to advancing the profession of inside sales, which is the mission of the AA-ISP,” stated Bob Perkins, Founder and CEO, AA-ISP. “We are confident that Ralph will continue to have an impact on the inside sales community for years to come.”

Achievers’ software helps global companies dramatically increase employee engagement, retention, and performance to drive overall business success. The company was recently named to the 2014 Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 Fastest Growing Company lists and the 2014 PROFIT 500 list of Canada’s fastest-growing software companies, and has been consistently named as one of the top workplaces in North America. To learn more about Achievers you can request a demo, check us out on LinkedIn, or say hello on Twitter.

A complete list of companies and individuals recognized by the AA-ISP will be published on the AA-ISP website at www.aa-isp.org.

About AA-ISP The AA-ISP is an international association dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession of Inside Sales. The association engages in research studies, organizational benchmarking and leadership round tables to better understand and analyze the trends, challenges, and key components of the growth and development of the Inside Sales industry. Our mission is to help inside sales representatives and leaders to leverage our information and resources through published content, local community chapters, national conferences, career development, and an Inside Sales Accreditation program.

About Achievers

Achievers’ Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today’s workplace, Achievers’ innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance in 150 countries. Visit us at www.achievers.com. Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

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