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26 Proforma Owners Named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in America

Cleveland, OH (August 21, 2018) ‒ Proforma is proud to announce that 12 Proforma businesses have been named to Inc. Magazine's 2018 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America. With Proforma Owners experiencing business growth ranging from 66 to over 1,000 percent from 2014 to 2017, Proforma continues to hold the most franchise representation from a single organization on the list, as well as the greatest presence in the printing and promotional products industry.

"This is a great honor to be named once again to the most prestigious list of fastest growing companies in the U.S.," said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. "We are proving year after year that we are a sustainable business, but perhaps more importantly a scalable one, helping owners reach their million and multi-million-dollar dreams through our extensive resource tools and support. We are very proud of these 26 Owners, representing 12 businesses, who continue to be committed to their success, and we are grateful for their contributions to Proforma's overall continued growth."

The Proforma Owners recognized on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list include (in order of ranking):

  • Pratt, Sudhir, Tej & Preeta Pande
    Co-Owners of Proforma IdeaPress, ranked #448 with 1136% growth
  • Clif & Susan Ferrell, Chantal Baxter, and Blake Hardin
    Co-Owners of Proforma Springboard Promotions, ranked #626 with 800% growth
  • Ryan Andrews and Andy Harmatz
    Co-Owners of The Branding Agency Powered by Proforma, ranked #696 with 717% growth
  • Melissa Denhof, Chuck Pierson, and Scott Dieleman
    Co-Owners of MCS Marketing powered by Proforma, ranked #1,237 with 392% growth
  • Mike & Melinda Durkee
    Co-Owners of Proforma Durkee, ranked #1,551 with 303% growth
  • Bruce Irvine
    Owner of Proforma Irvine Group, ranked #1,711 with 267% growth
  • Brenda Angelini, and Barbara & Steve Sears
    Co-Owners of Proforma Angelini + Diamond Solutions, ranked #1,769 with 257% growth
  • Tony Pupo
    Owner of LogoGram, ranked #1,785 with 253% growth
  • Steven Flaughers
    Owner of Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing, ranked #2,033 with 220% growth
  • Michael Lazzari
    Owner of Proforma BrandCentric Solutions, ranked #2,602 with 164% growth
  • Kelly Stone
    Owner of The Idea Box ‒ Powered by Proforma, ranked #3,101 with 128% growth
  • Bill Hageman, Jim Shindler, and Jeff Skinner
    Co-Owners of Proforma Graphic Services, ranked #4,719 with 66% growth

"What a thrill and such an honor to be named to one of the most coveted lists for entrepreneurs and growing businesses," said Michael Lazzari, Owner of Proforma BrandCentric Solutions. "We've been really blessed to have great clients and a strong team who has helped us expand our business so rapidly in the last several years, but we couldn't have done it without the support and resources of Proforma and its team members in Cleveland and Tampa. We want to congratulate all of the Proforma winners who made the Inc. 5000 list. It's a great accomplishment for all!" added Lazzari.

To be eligible for the 2018 Inc. 5000, businesses must have met certain criteria including being privately-owned, for-profit, based in the United States, and generated at least $100,000 in 2014 and $2 million in 2017. More than 30 Proforma businesses reached the growth qualifications to apply in 2018. To read the full 2018 Inc. 5000 list, please click here.

For more information about Proforma, please visit www.OnlyProforma.com.

About Proforma

With 40 years of experience and $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, 200 support center associates, and $4 million in sales and marketing programs, tools and support. Only Proforma has over 170 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 700 member offices across the globe. www.Proforma.com