CEO Dan Ponder honored by Michigan State University as Alumni of the Decade

Franco’s CEO Dan Ponder’s wealth of business experience has led to many recent honors. Let me tell you what makes Dan such an amazing business person and mentor. In addition to celebrating his 30th anniversary with Franco earlier this year, Dan was recently recognized as Michigan State University Broad College of Business Executive MBA Program’s Alumni[…]

Lori Cook

Lori Cook

Office Manager Lori is responsible for managing Franco’s office at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Arguably the most critical role at Franco, Lori is the glue that holds the team together. Lori is responsible for Franco’s human resources, accounting and IT systems. It’s a toss-up when deciding which of these two responsibilities are her[…]

Tweeting Trackside: Behind-the-Scenes with the Grand Prix Social Team

Picture this: an Indy Car sporting the Facebook and YouTube logos on either side, an Instagram logo on the nose and a Twitter logo center stage on the rear wing. Behind the wheel OTTO Detroit CEO, Mark Russell, is focused on placing higher in the standings than he did at last year’s race. While his chief engineer[…]