Franco, Integrated Communications Agency: We are 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 and digital services. Franco serves organizations in the healthcare, consumer, nonprofit, professional services, automotive and technology industries. Our programs center around two core elements: data-driven and people-powered. We put this into practice by combining analytics and insights with relationships and instincts. These concepts work in harmony together and are the essence of the Franco difference. You won’t get one without the other.
Megan Bonelli: Megan loves to learn. Whether it’s a webinar, conference, or networking opportunity, have no fear, she’ll be there! She’s a voracious reader – a lover of PR-related books, thrillers, fiction and more. She serves as an account supervisor on various B2B and B2C accounts at Franco, providing project management, media relations and social media management support. Her background includes more than seven years in corporate and agency environments, serving industries from automotive to nonprofit. Megan is PRSA Detroit board member and blog committee chair. She earned a Bachelor of Science in public relations from Grand Valley State University.
Lauren Connor: Lauren Connor is an account supervisor at Franco responsible for driving client initiatives forward and collaborating with teams to ensure work is completed on time and with forward motion in mind. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in integrative public relations with a minor in marketing from Central Michigan University.
What You’ll Learn in this Episode
Franco employees Megan Bonelli and Lauren Connor take us on an audio tour of their integrated communications agency. From their location, company culture, and previous clients, Franco is proven to be one of the leading agencies for communication. Megan and Lauren discuss Franco’s culture of innovation and teamwork, and they share their insights from working in an agency through all the hustle and bustle. Not only do they discuss their work at Franco, but they offer relevant internship and interview advice for PR students and recent graduates. Listen to this “tour” to get a hold of insightful resources and knowledge!
In addition to taking a tour of Franco, GrandPR’s Media Director Caitlyn Wolter joins us as the next guest for Meet the EBoard! Caitlyn tells us all about her passion for social media and why she finds the position so rewarding.