12 Proforma Franchise Businesses Named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S.!
August 27, 2018 // Franchising.com // CLEVELAND - Proforma is proud to announce that 26 Proforma franchise owners share in the celebration of their 12 businesses being named to Inc. Magazine’s 2018 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America. With Proforma owners experiencing business growth up to more than 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.
"I am excited for our franchise owners to achieve this level of growth and recognition,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “The award-winning fast growth of these 12 franchise businesses and many others is a strong testament of Proforma’s proven franchise business model and support.” He added, “It is exciting to see so many of our franchise owners achieve not only fast growth, but million-dollar and multi-million-dollar dreams.”
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 see the full 2018 Inc. 5000 List: https://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2018.
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Proforma is the industry leading franchise in the printing and promotional products business. Proforma has over 700 franchise offices primarily in North America, backed by 200 Team Members in the Proforma Worldwide Support Centers located in Cleveland, Ohio and Tampa, Florida. www.Proforma.com.