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Four Proforma Owners Earn Spots on ASI's List of Top 10 Fastest-Growing Distributors

Proforma Shows Powerful Presence in Industry Rankings

Cleveland (August 4, 2017) — Proforma is proud to announce that four of its Owners have been named to the Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) 2017 list of the Fastest-Growing Distributors in the printing and promotional products industry. This prestigious list recognizes the 10 industry distributors that have had the largest percentage of sales growth between 2014 and 2016.

"We are exceptionally proud of the four Proforma Owners who have been named among the top 10 fastest-growing distributors in our industry," said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. "These Owners have proven that utilizing the resources, relationships and support of Proforma can lead to fast, significant growth. We admire the commitment and dedication these four Owners have demonstrated in their businesses and look forward to supporting their continued growth."

The Proforma Owners recognized on the 2017 ASI list of Fastest-Growing Distributors include:

  • Russ Howarth, Owner of Proforma Think Ink, ranked #3 with 191% growth
  • Mike and Melinda Durkee, Co-Owners of Proforma Durkee, ranked #5 with 166% growth
  • Chas Shramek, Owner of Proforma Connected, ranked #6 with 148% growth
  • Greg Marks, Owner of IdentiBrands — Powered by Proforma, ranked #9 with 94% growth

"It is a tremendous honor for Proforma Durkee to be ranked on ASI's list of the Fastest-Growing Distributors for the third consecutive year," said Melinda Durkee, Co-Owner of Proforma Durkee in Charlotte, NC and Multi-Million Dollar Club Member. "We are thankful for our extremely talented team, respected partners and loyal clients. The relationships we have built through Proforma have been invaluable to our growth over the past four years. This is just the beginning. We are excited to continue to grow and achieve new success in the future."

Proforma was also ranked as the #3 overall Top Distributor for 2017 by Counselor magazine, an ASI publication. Promo Marketing magazine ranked Proforma as the #2 Top Distributor for 2017 and Graphic Design USA awarded Proforma with three 2017 American Inhouse Design Awards for the design concepts behind its marketing programs.


About Proforma 

With more than 35 years of experience and more than $500 million in sales, Proforma remains clearly focused on its mission to help its Owners' dreams come true. Proforma's tagline is "We Make Millionaires." Only Proforma empowers its Owners with a full array of both printing and promotional products, 160 support center associates, and $4 million in sales and marketing programs, tools and support. Only Proforma has over 150 members in its prestigious Million Dollar Club and has a founder that built a $20 million distributorship, assuring Owners that only Proforma knows how to help them every step of the way. Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top two largest companies in its industry. Proforma serves approximately 60,000 clients through more than 750 member offices across the globe. www.Proforma.com