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[…]

An Employee’s Guide to the GM Renaissance Center

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting on your couch, watching TV, and b-roll of Detroit scenery flashes across your screen. The General Motors Renaissance Center is front and center in most of these images. “That’s Detroit!” you say either out loud or in your head…but how many of you have actually stepped foot inside this[…]

Surprises Learned from Working in the GM Renaissance Center

The GM Renaissance Center is big – it’s the largest building in the City of Detroit, is headquarters to one of the world’s largest automakers, houses a number of other businesses (including Franco Public Relations Group) and has more than 11,000 employees pass in and out of its doors every day. There are a few[…]

Re: View Detroit – Franco tours downtown one bite at a time

Motown, Hockeytown, the D, Motor City – we all know I’m talking about Detroit and I don’t know about you, but I’m awfully tired of our city being the poster-child for post-industrial demise. Instead, (as usual) I choose the “glass half-full” outlook; I look at this city through rose-colored glasses, seeing every misfortune as an[…]