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Ronald Blank, was president and founder of the Franklin Group, Inc., a Michigan based owner of land-lease communities, manufactured home sales and service companies.  Mr. Blank founded the company in 1982 and has built it into eight communities with 2300 home sites.  The company was sold to private equity in 2018.  His management of the company has included the planning and construction of many of the properties in the group and daily participation in the operation of all of the Franklin businesses.  The Franklin Group enjoyed a quality reputation of building and managing modern communities and providing extraordinary services to its residents.

For more than 15 years the Franklin Group implemented and used a business system that created profound changes within the organization, EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, combines timeless business principals with a set of simple, practical, real-world tools to help entrepreneurs get what they want from their businesses.

Mr. Blank has also served as an active member of the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association and has served on numerous committees.  The Governor appointed Mr. Blank to the Michigan Manufactured Housing Commission in 2005.  Mr. Blank served as the Chairman of the Commission for several years.  Raisin Ridge, a Franklin community in Monroe, Michigan was awarded national recognition and named by MHI Community of the Year for developments over 150 home sites.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Government & Regulations
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Home or Personal Maintenance Services
  • Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  • Manufacturing & Industrial

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