Franco Public Relations Group turns 50 years old this year and is celebrating with a handful of new hires.
The downtown Detroit-based boutique agency has been in the Renaissance Center since the building opened in the late 70's. This year, the company has hired two people, bringing its staff to a total of 15 employees and one intern. It's also looking to hire three more people right now, including an administrative assistant, an account executive, and a manager.
Making that growth possible is a solid bump in clients. Franco Public Relations Group
has added a dozen new clients over the last year, including Southfield-based intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman and The Oakland, a bar in downtown Ferndale.
"It's been a really good mix of clients," says Tina Kozak, president of Franco Public Relations Group
A number of those new clients are automotive suppliers riding the bump in the economy and the resurgence of the automotive industry. The rest come from a wide variety of sectors and include nonprofits and accounting firms. The diversity of clientele is no accident.
"It keeps us balanced," Kozak says. "For a long time we have been very diverse."
Source: Tina Kozak, president of Franco Public Relations Group
Writer: Jon Zemke
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