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Franco Franco
400 Renaissance Ctr., #1000, Detroit, MI 48243
313/567-2300
contact@franco.com
www.franco.com
Media relations and training, community relations, social media, design, marketing, strategic planning, brand development, event management, internal communications, and crisis and reputation management.
Employees: 22. Founded: 1964.

Agency Statement: Established in Detroit in 1964, Franco provides PR, marketing, social media and design services to clients in a variety of industries across the globe – from local nonprofit organizations to global manufacturers, award-winning pizza to craft brews.

In the past five decades, we have helped to shape and re-shape perceptions of people, places and things, large and small. We have worked with beloved local brands in Detroit like Stroh’s and Buddy’s Pizza, destinations such as Belle Isle Park and the GMRENCEN, events like the North American International Auto Show and Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, critical infrastructure such as the steel industry and the power grid, change-making nonprofit organizations, automakers and suppliers, and many others.

We help clients connect to those that matter most by integrating public relations, marketing, social media, design and measurement to deliver communications programs that truly drive organizational performance.

Daniel F. Ponder, CEO/owner; Tina M. Kozak, pres./owner

Partial client list:

Alpine Electronics
Arbor Hospice
automotiveMastermind
Avalon International Breads
Bastone Brewery
Belle Isle Conservancy
Brooks Kushman
Buddy’s Pizza
Comerica Bank
Cornerstone Schools
DataFactZ
Deloitte
DESiGN
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
GMRENCEN
Granite City Food and Brewery
GroupeSTAHL
Haartz Corp.
Hospice of Michigan
Hour Media
ITC Holdings Corp.
Jolly Pumpkin Brewery
NextEnergy
Materialise
Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation
Milford Downtown Development Authority
Monk Beer Abby
Plastic Omnium
Stahls Automotive Museum
Steel Market Development Institute
TEDxDetroit
The Salvation Army – Eastern Michigan Division
The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
Ulliance
University Liggett School