Michele Adams, Independent Voting Member

Board Member

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President - Levy Marketing + Awards, Proforma Global Sourcing, Safety Pros

For over 30 years, Michele Adams has been helping her clients with brand recognition and people recognition initiatives. Michele is President of Proforma Global Sourcing. Proforma Global Sourcing is one of 720 franchise offices in the US. With a combined $500MM in annual sales, Proforma is ranked #1 in distributor print and promotional products sales. Michele’s Proforma franchise is a member of the Million Dollar Club, a distinction only 60 offices have obtained. She has proudly worked with UPS, Bacardi USA and Ryder Systems, Inc., providing e-commerce solutions for promotional products and document management programs.

In January of 2012, Michele acquired Levy Marketing + Awards (LMA) in Tampa, FL.  LMA designs and manufactures custom awards and has been “Innovating the Art of Recognition” since 1960 through the creative design and development of awards. Through this acquisition, Michele was able to expand her ecommerce solutions to include employee recognition programs. LMA works with many companies in North America with custom solutions for employee recognition such as Best Buy, Ricoh USA and New York Life.

To add to her portfolio, in 2014, Michele acquired “Safety Pros,” which specializes in Safety Incentive Awards. As members of VPPPA for 30 years, this company has established a strong reputation as experts in the safety incentive industry. Working with her IT team, she was able to develop comprehensive online safety incentive programs for clients like Phillips 66 and Mueller to name a few.

Michele is a member of Women’s Business Enterprises National Council (WBENC), Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association (VPPPA) and also is a member of the USF MUMA School of Business Digital Marketing Advisory Board.

Michele is married, has three grown children, and enjoys fishing, gardening and travel.