Garst Named Proforma’s Franchisee of the Year
Steve Garst, owner of Proforma Promotion Consultants in Stamford, Conn. was recently named Proforma’s Franchisee of the Year at the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) ninth annual Franchise Appreciation Day in Washington.
The Franchisee of the Year Award was created to recognize franchisees throughout all industry sectors for their accomplishments within their business and for their contributions to spreading awareness about the franchising industry.
“Being awarded the Franchisee of the Year Award by the IFA is a great honor. As a member of the Proforma family, I have personally experienced the benefits of active involvement with a franchise organization,” said Garst. “I work hard on a daily basis to provide my clients with total solutions for all of their needs. To be recognized for my dedication to my business and the industry is very rewarding.” Garst founded Proforma Promotion Consultants in February 2002. Over the past six years, he has demonstrated a commitment to delivering creative and innovative product offerings to each and every client. Garst’s most notable achievements include Labatt’s in-pack promotion for the National Hockey League’s winter season and Anheuser-Busch’s “Take it to the Haus” sweepstakes.
“Steve’s commitment to the pursuit of excellence is evident throughout all aspects of his business. He truly deserves this year’s Franchisee of the Year Award for all of his accomplishments,” said Greg Muzzillo, founder and co-CEO of Proforma. “We are honored to have Steve as a member of the Proforma family and are enthusiastic about what the future holds for Proforma Promotion Consultants.”
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