RESTON, VA – December 6, 2021 — / — Infrascale CEO Russ Reeder has been named a bronze winner in the Executive of the Year – Medium Companies category in the 2021 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.

As an award-winning IT veteran, Russ oversees more than 150 team members across three countries. After being appointed as CEO in late 2019, Russ was tasked to build an entire new executive team. Under his leadership, Infrascale achieved an inspiring turnaround, with monumental improvements in engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and every other major business function.

“I am humbled by this recognition as Executive of the Year by Best in Biz Awards,” said Russ Reeder. “Since being appointed as Infrascale’s CEO, my highest priorities have been to focus on the growth of the company and the wellness of our employees. Collectively, we’ve been able to deliver high customer satisfaction and maintain a healthy work culture. I am extremely proud to be leading a winning team.”

2021 marked the 11th annual Best in Biz Awards and, following the havoc wreaked by the global pandemic, resoundingly confirmed that American business is back and stronger than ever before. The 11th annual program saw intense competition among more than 700 impressively strong entries from public and private companies of all sizes and spanning all geographic regions and industries in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from some of the best known global brands to the most innovative start-ups and irrepressible local companies.

This year’s judges were impressed with the winning companies’ resilience and adaptability, which allowed them to turn the challenges of the past 20 months into remarkable growth, their exemplary dedication to their customers in matters small and large, and particularly, many winners’ efforts to maintain and deepen their commitment to the environment and local communities.

“This year’s nominees for Executive of the Year were truly impressive and showed wide-ranging skills and talent. But what they all had in common was a passion for their work and their ability to guide their companies through a very uncertain year and a half,” said Mark Huffman, Consumer Affairs, a judge for seven of the last 11 Best in Biz Awards competitions.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2021, visit:

About Infrascale
Founded in 2011, Infrascale provides comprehensive, cloud-based data protection by delivering industry-leading backup and disaster recovery solutions. Combining intelligent software with the power of the cloud, Infrascale removes the barriers and complexity of secure, offsite data storage and standby infrastructure for real-time disaster recovery. Trusted and recommended by leading independent industry experts, Infrascale equips its customers with the confidence to handle the unexpected by providing greater availability, better security, and less downtime when it comes to their data. Visit or follow on Twitter at @Infrascale for more Information.

About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been the only independent business awards program judged by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, judges in this prestigious awards program have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the global economy to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and nimble local companies. Each year, Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 100 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR, and other categories. For more information, visit:

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