Cleveland-based Proforma announced that six franchises were on Inc. magazines list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies, doubling the number from the previous 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