Lead Research Group Announces New Leadership

Lead Research Group (LRG)  today announced the resignation of Ryan Rasmussen as CEO, effective March 1, 2014. Matthew Marsh will carry forward as CEO, effective immediately upon Mr. Rasmussen’s resignation.

Matthew is the catalyst behind Lead Research Group’s highly strategic, innovative and efficient marketing solutions for a variety of Industries such as Debt Settlement, Loan Modification, Tax Relief, Mortgage and currently provides valuable insight of performance-based marketing initiatives for some of the largest and most successful businesses nationwide.  Under Matthew’s leadership, LRG grew from a “start-up” company with little capital to ranking #3 for all marketing and advertising agencies in the U.S. by the INC500 in 2010. In addition to driving the company, Matthew will also continue to serve as consultant to fellow business owners in leveraging their capital, skills, and operations to optimize corporate success and growth, “I look forward to working closely with our sales and administration team, and all of our employees to achieve our strategic goals,” said Mr. Marsh. “Since co-founding the company in 2008, I have been involved in all facets of the business and am more confident than ever in Lead Research Group’s potential.”

Ryan Rasmussen states, “The team is excited to have Matt expand his responsibilities at LRG. Matt has played a major role in the company’s success and is ideally suited to assume these added responsibilities because of his integral marketing knowledge and his strong relationships throughout the industry. LRG  is an outstanding company with dedicated and elite marketing consultants, It has been a great honor to work with our vendors, clients and brilliant team. I am proud of what we have accomplished together, and after six years I realize that all journeys must ultimately come to an end and want to wish Matt and the entire team success into its next phase of innovation and growth. I remain very optimistic about LRG’s future.”

Rasmussen also confirmed his commitment to pursue a new Internet venture known as Riip Digital, Inc. (riip.com) an online advertising agency because of his vast knowledge and expertise in online media. Riip Digital will focus solely on the online space, offering innovative advertising solutions world-wide. 

“We thank Ryan for his contributions to LRG as CEO, especially the passion, dedication and energy he brought to the Company every single day,” said Mr. Marsh. “Ryan led the Company through challenging transitions in our industry, and was instrumental in driving our very significant growth. We appreciate Ryan’s leadership and have mutually agreed that this is the right time for a leadership transition.” For more information, please visit: http://www.leadresearchgroup.com.

Lead Research Group Taps Arizona

November 5, 2013- Newport Beach, Ca.—Lead Research Group (LRG) today announced the opening of its new office located in the area of Phoenix AZ, a site designed to house it’s technology staff and promote the company’s focus on emerging online technologies, including email advertising, Software-as-a-Service, and its Email Marketing Software known as Throughput MTA. The office will be the company’s first location dedicated solely to email marketing management and technology development. LRG  plans to tap into the remarkable technical talent that the region has to offer and to expand its technical workforce.

“Building and scaling a high-quality technology team is a key driver to our continued success as a business,” said Nicholas Rannalli, CTO and Co-Founder of Throughput MTA.

Rannalli goes on to state, “We currently have the most efficient online platform in the space and are in the process of infusing the technology sector of our company with the same speed and start-up vigor that catapulted LRG to INC 500 status 3 years in a row for revenue and job growth back in 2009 to 2011.”

As part of its recruitment efforts, the company is mainly looking to hire computer & web programmers, developers, and network administrators to help facilitate the growth of our technology team. The office will be led by Nicholas Rannalli, a partner and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) who will oversee the company’s software and service solutions as well as it’s email advertising team. For more information, please visit: http://www.leadresearchgroup.com.


LRG Moves Into New Office Headquarters

Newport Beach, May 23, 2013 — As a result of continued growth, Lead Research Group, LLC (LRG)  moved to its new offices on Monday, May 13, to 2613 Newport Blvd. Newport Beach, CA 92660, expanding the Orange County-based agency’s national footprint once again.

In addition to increasing work space, the agency’s expansion from it’s current office 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648 will provide increased technology capabilities, allowing more network representatives to congregate, and train on their state-of-the-art email software platform and further expand its’ latest venture, it’s online network, LRG ADS. Ad Agencies are well-known for being a hot bed of creativity and the new location boasts an action packed atmosphere which perfectly reflects the culture and pace of the company. Housed inside a former head shop store in one of the hottest and vibrant Newport Beach neighborhoods, the new space is now open for business. “LRG is the opposite of Status Quo, we always look to do things differently, this is what I believe has allowed us to consistently outperform our competitors and remain known as the provocative industry leader, said Co-Founder and CEO, Ryan Rasmussen. The agency’s new office is a perfect example, nestled right next to Newport Beach Tattoo where you hear the constant buzzing of a Tattoo gun and witness the prototypical dive bar shenanigans blaring from Newport’s notorious Cassidy’s . Rasmussen goes on to state, “We have done the boring typical office environment before and to be quite honest… it is not for us. We are a fiercely independent team and thrive on the Avant-garde.”