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Record Number of Proforma Owners Earn Recognition on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

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CLEVELAND (August 17, 2016) – Proforma is proud to announce 14 of its Member Owners have been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America. With Owners experiencing business growth ranging from 44 to 415 percent, Proforma has the most franchise representation from a single organization on the list, as well as the greatest presence in the printing and promotional products industry.

"It is exciting to see the number of Proforma Owners on the Inc. 5000 list nearly double over last year,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “Only Proforma offers the proven resources to help distributors reach such fast, significant growth. We are proud of our Owners and their commitment to success by utilizing Proforma’s business and marketing tools to increase their sales and achieve their goals. This is part of the reason why only Proforma can say ‘We make millionaires.’”

The Proforma Owners recognized on the 2016 Inc. 5000 include:

  • Fred and Suzette Albrecht 
    Co-Owners of Proforma Albrecht & Co., ranked #4678 with 51% growth 
  • Steven Flaughers

Owner of Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing, ranked #1794 with 207% growth

  • Dennis Funk and Rich Bewley 
    Co-Owners of Proforma Signature Solutions, ranked #2406 with 150% growth 
  • Jim Gallagher

Owner of Proforma Destiny Promotions, ranked #4901 with 44% growth

  • Bill Hageman, Jim Shindler and Jeff Skinner
    Co-Owners of Proforma Graphic Services, ranked #4794 with 47% growth
  • Yvette Hymel and Rachel Zabala
    Co-Owners of Proforma Key Solutions, ranked #3557 with 89% growth
  • Bruce Irvine
    Owner of Proforma Irvine Group, ranked #960 with 415% growth
  • Pat Lenehan
    Owner of Proforma ASAP, ranked #4304 with 62% growth
  • Jeff Levy and Jeff Bowles 
    Co-Owners of Proforma Promotionally Yours, ranked #4083 with 70% growth 
  • Kirk Lind, Victor Mogell and Brendan Quinn
    Co-Owners of Proforma Dynamic Resources, ranked #2854 with 122% growth
  • Kevin and Scott MacKinnon 
    Co-Owners of Mack Packaging, Powered by Proforma, ranked #4328 with 61% growth 
  • Kevin Montecalvo
    Owner of inMotion Brand Strategies, Powered by Proforma, ranked #4242 with 64% growth
  • Luis Ostos 
    Owner of Proforma Diversified Corporate Solutions, ranked #2661 with 132% growth 
  • RJ & Steven Strauss and Mike Christensen
    Co-Owners of ABC Printing Company, Powered by Proforma, ranked #4838 with 87% growth

"I grew my sales from $470,000 in 2012 to more than $2.5 million in 2015,” said Bruce Irvine, Owner of Proforma Irvine Group in Smyrna, GA and Multi-Million Dollar Club Member. “My sales were plateaued and I knew I needed a new strategy if I wanted to achieve a new level of success. I decided to fully utilize the business development resources that Proforma offers and it changed my life. By engaging Proforma’s Mergers & Acquisitions Program to start buying out my competition, I more than quadrupled my sales in less than three years. Proforma helped make my dream of entering the Multi-Million Dollar Club a reality.”

To qualify for the 2016 Inc. 5000, businesses must be privately-owned and based in the United States. Only business with at least $100,000 in sales by March 31,2012 and $2 million in 2015 were eligible.


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