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Franco Ranked PR firm


400 Renaissance Center, Suite 1000, Detroit, MI 48243

313/567-2300; fax: 313/567-4486

[email protected]

Media and influencer relations, community relations, brand development, crisis and reputation mgmt., marketing, website development, event mgmt., creative and video development, social media and digital and traditional advertising.

Employees: 28. Founded: 1964.

Agency Statement:

Franco is an integrated communications agency that builds strategic programs for B2B and B2C clients in a variety of industries with a local, national and global reach. Our integrated programs include a wide range of PR, marketing, digital and creative services. Strategy and program management tie everything together, with data and analysis woven into every program from the onset.

We thrive on the principles of traditional public relations while embracing the combination of data driven, people powered integrated communications. Our team skillfully combines analytics and insights with relationships and instinct to build multi-faceted communications programs that define leaders, innovators and influencers in Detroit and around the world. That's the Franco difference.

Franco principals

Franco principals

No matter the size of our client's communications program, we make recommendations on how to leverage opportunities across paid, earned, shared and owned platforms for an integrated program that aligns with each organization's unique goals.

Daniel Ponder, chmn.; Tina Kozak, CEO; Tina Sullivan, pres. & COO; Nikki Little, sr. VP

Clients Include:

American Iron & Steel Institute
American House Senior Living Communities
Baker College
Buddy's Pizza
Clarience Technologies
Cloud Cannabis
Comerica Bank
Cornerstone Education Group
Friendship Circle of Michigan
Generate Capital
ITC Holdings
J & B Medical
Kugler Maag
Michigan Women Forward
Milford DDA
Plastic Omnium
Rose Pest Solutions
Solero Technologies
The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division
The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center
Volunteers of America

Franco in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Airfoil Co-CEO Tyler Exits After 14 Years

Tue., Nov. 4, 2014

...3. Lisa Vallee-Smith, who co-founded the agency with Tyler in 2000 after their days at Franco PR , takes the reins as CEO, president and owner. She said Tyler stepped down effective...

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