Leadership

Marvin Makofsky, Chief Executive Officer

Marvin spearheads Conformer’s R&D and product development initiatives. Marvin invented Conformer’s original patented construction and continues to broaden Conformer’s intellectual property portfolio. Under Marvin’s leadership, Conformer won the print industry’s most coveted Benny Award (2011), following a Printing Excellence and Knowledge (PEAK) award for ‘Best New Envelope’ (2005) and Grand PEAKs for five ensuing years. Marvin has been featured on CNN Radio, Newsday and trade publications as an industry visionary. A longtime community leader, Marvin currently oversees the “Plant-A-Row for the Hungry” program. Marvin graduated from Babson College.

Bob Makofsky, Vice President of Marketing and General Manager

Bob runs operations and marketing and is Conformer’s resident postal expert. Bob has over a dozen years of entrepreneurial experience in the technology industry, in both marketing and business development roles ranging from negotiating $100 million-plus contracts nationally and abroad to developing marketing campaigns. He is regularly featured in print and packaging trade magazines on innovation. Bob is a competitive cyclist and longtime member of the Century Road Club Association in Central Park, competing in the Empire State Games (2007, 2008). Bob graduated from the University of Denver.

Sari McConnell, Vice President of Business Development

Sari oversees strategic partnership opportunities and heads up Conformer’s San Francisco office. Sari was formerly the managing director of a venture-backed music and multimedia agency in San Francisco and New York. She began her career in brand management at Hallmark Cards, Clorox, and LeapFrog. Sari is an appointed member of the Bay Area Regional Council of Northwestern University and is an active volunteer at her children’s school. She received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and her B.A. from Northwestern University as well.