Karen Phillips, owner of Proforma So. Tier Ink, was named to Counselor magazine’s 2012 “Hot List.” Counselor magazine is a print and promotional product industry publication that annually awards the “Hot List” recognition to the industry’s top movers and shakers.


CRESTVIEW – Karen Phillips, owner of Proforma So. Tier Ink, was named to Counselor magazine’s 2012 “Hot List.” Counselor magazine is a print and promotional product industry publication that annually awards the “Hot List” recognition to the industry’s top movers and shakers.



Counselor's staff considers myriad accomplishments, as well as attitude, innovation, personality and passion for the industry. Phillips earned this honor by sending personalized greeting cards to her customers and prospects to increase her sales by 40 percent this year.



Her industry experience and enthusiasm for growing her business earned her the title of “Marketing Maverick” on the list.



Phillips joined Proforma in 2011.



She has been recognized in the past for her work with several awards including a Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York Diamond Award, Vernon Galaxy Awards and Small Business – Women in Business Award.