Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards

President, Fusionfarm and Vernon Research Group, a division of The Gazette Company (Cedar Rapids)

Professional background:
Chris oversees Fusionfarm and Vernon Research Group, a digital and research services agency. He has also served as vice president of sales and marketing for The Gazette Company. Prior to joining the company, Chris had a variety of management positions in sales and marketing in the technology sector.

Chris lives in Marion with his wife Lisa and two children, Grace and Jackson.

Off-the-job interests:
He is active in local non-profit groups including being the board chair of YPN, a group which helps teen and young parents and their small children. Chris enjoys running, golf and the occasional poker game.

Areas of most interest related to the INA:
I am most interested in marketing and technology aspects of the INA as I think it is central to our surviving and thriving in a very disrupted industry.