Million Dollar Distributor Carretta Marketing Concepts, Inc. Joins Proforma
By: Carretta Marketing Concepts, Inc.
"From my first visit with Greg and Vera Muzzillo during PPAI to meeting the entire Proforma Support Center Team in Cleveland, I was impressed with the cohesiveness of the entire team and their desire to help me achieve my ultimate goal of growing my business," said Gerry Carretta, Owner of Carretta Marketing Concepts, Inc. Powered by Proforma. "As a successful business owner for the past 36 years, I was looking to join a network that I could lean on and would take me to the next level of success. From top to bottom—the entire Proforma staff was on the same page of helping its members grow."
Although Carretta is new to the Proforma family, he is no stranger to the industry and brings more than 100 years of experience between himself, his brother Michael and father Dan to the Proforma Network. Beginning his career in 1983 as a silkscreen printer, Carretta provided solutions to a vast mix of customers including his own brother's distributor business, Carretta USA.
Over the course of the next 10 years, his capabilities expanded and his business footprint grew resulting in being named the exclusive printer of decorative borders and plaques for New Jersey-based Tropar Manufacturing. As his printing business continued to expand, Carretta saw an opportunity to join the distributor side of the industry recognizing that there were more opportunities in promotional products and room to grow without the overhead.
Focused on the success of his new distributorship, Carretta worked closely with other small businesses to provide solutions and expand his customer reach. Growing substantially to become a million-dollar-
Carretta Marketing Concepts, Inc. helps clients drive growth with industry-leading promotional items and effective multi-dimensional marketing campaigns while providing a variety of services including branded apparel and merchandise, awards and recognition programs, web development and an array of other creative services. For more information, visit www.carrettamarketing.com.
With over 40 years of experience and nearly $500 million in sales, Proforma is the leading network of Owners in the printing, promotional products and packaging industry. Proforma's record breaking success includes having 25 of its Owners make Inc. Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies. In 2018, Proforma celebrated 126 Owners achieving its annual Million Dollar Club with sales ranging from $1 million to $35 million in sales. The Proforma Million Dollar Club is the largest collection of million dollar and multi-million dollar Owners in the industry.
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Deanna Castello, Chief Marketing Officer