Clate Mask Named CEO of the Year by Phoenix Business Journal’s Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards

(Chandler, Ariz. – Oct. 3, 2013) – Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, announces today CEO and Co-Founder Clate Mask has received the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award as the 2013 CEO of The Year. The award, sponsored by the Phoenix Business Journal, recognizes executives and companies that make a significant contribution to the economy of Arizona.

Mask is recognized as a visionary leader in the small business community. His commitment to employee happiness, leadership development and fostering a great workplace culture has helped Infusionsoft evolve into one of the biggest success stories in Arizona’s tech and startup community.

"Being named CEO of the Year is an incredible honor when you consider the caliber of executive talent we have in Arizona,” said Mask. "It’s great to lead a team that is passionate about helping small businesses thrive and works hard every day to make sure our customers succeed. This award is really about the Infusionsoft team and their commitment to our purpose.”

Infusionsoft has also recently been named by Great Place to Work® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual list, published in FORTUNE. To accommodate their expanding workforce of nearly 500 employees, the company relocated to a new 90,000 square foot headquarters in Chandler, AZ, with plans to reach 1,200 employees and 100,000 customers by 2016. The company also received $54 million in funding this year led by Goldman Sachs and completed the acquisition of social media marketing company GroSocial.

The 2013 ACE Awards Reception was held on September 19, 2013 at the Scottsdale Center for The Performing Arts in Scottsdale, Ariz. The goal of the ACE Awards is to foster knowledge sharing and community among private Arizona companies.