October 17, 2008 // Franchising.com // Cleveland – Proforma is proud to announce the company's three finalists in The 5th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Suzette Albrecht, President of Proforma Albrecht & Co., Holly Ambrose, Owner of Proforma Global Printing & Design and Lillian DeAngelo, Owner of Proforma Custom Business Services were all recognized in their respective categories.
More than 1,200 entries were submitted for consideration in 50 categories. Albrecht is a finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year, Ambrose is a finalist for Technology Innovator of the Year and DeAngelo is a finalist for Fastest Growing Company of the Year.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards.
"The Proforma Family is extremely proud of the accomplishments of these three women and their companies," said Greg Muzzillo, Founder and Co-CEO of Proforma. "They are all incredible examples of what it means to be fully committed to your customers and to your business."
Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from the Finalists during final judging.
"Being named a Finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. "It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition. We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition."
Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.
With over 30 years of experience, Proforma remains clearly focused on meeting the graphic communications and business solutions needs of North American businesses and organizations. A leading provider of promotional products, printing, business documents, and e-solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized by ASI as one of the five largest distributors of promotional products. Proforma serves over 50,000 clients through more than 650 member offices in North America. The Proforma Worldwide Support Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio. www.proforma.com.
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.