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


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 nearly double over last year,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “Only Proforma offers the proven resources to help distributors have 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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About Proforma 

With more than 35 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, 160 support center associates, and $4 million in sales and marketing programs, tools and support. Only Proforma has over 100 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.  

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