Christopher Ryan Nominated for Regional Business Alliance’s Business Citizen of the Year for 2014

Fusion Marketing Partners Founder to Join Nominees at Gala Nov. 1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (October 30, 2014) – Business-to-business (B2B) marketing firm Fusion Marketing Partners (FMP) today announced that CEO and founder Christopher Ryan has been nominated for the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance’s (CSRBA) Business Citizen of 2014 award. The winner of the award will be announced at the Business Alliance Annual Gala on Nov. 1, 2014 at the Broadmoor International Center in Colorado Springs.

Ryan is the founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners, which celebrated its five-year anniversary in 2014. During 2014 Ryan also helped guide the launch of another Colorado Springs startup (Center for Business Modeling), published a book – Winning B2B Marketing, and continued to serve his community through teaching SCORE classes and joining the local board of Junior Achievement.

Other nominees include Mark Bittle (CenturyLink), Steve Blazer (Blazer Electric Supply Co.), John Brunk (Colorado Professional Resources, LLC), Scott Bryan (Bryan Construction, Inc.), Lynette Crow-Iverson (Conspire!), Kent Fortune (USAA), Chuck Murphy (Murphy Constructors of Colorado Springs), and Ralph Routon (Colorado Springs Business Journal/Colorado Springs Independent).

“It’s a blessing to live and work in this great city and an honor to be among those considered for this year’s award,” said Ryan.

The Business Alliance Annual Gala will be held at the Broadmoor International Center on Saturday, November 1. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, a live auction and a performance by the Broadmoor Pops Orchestra in addition to the awards ceremony. Click here for registration information.

About Fusion Marketing Partners

Fusion Marketing Partners (FMP) is an outsourced B2B marketing provider that specializes in helping B2B companies turn around their stalled or underperforming marketing and sales operations and build value in their business. FMP’s strategic expertise and vigorous execution of proven tactics has quickly driven measurable improvements in awareness, leads and revenue for B2B clients across the U.S. and internationally. The company was founded by principals with deep experience in B2B marketing, sales, business development, web marketing, and public relations — from successful startups to Silicon Valley giants. To find out more, visit

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