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Communications

Our clients rely upon our expertise to develop and implement long-term strategic communications approaches in the arenas of public relations, media relations, community relations, and governmental relations. We have registered lobbyists, experienced event planners, and public relations professionals in-house. Franklin is responsible for implementation of more than 2,500 community meetings…

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Project Management

Franklin’s commitment to the highest levels of customer service has enabled the company to provide quality project management services across numerous fields. The firm’s founder, Perry J. Franklin, Sr., has a solid background in community redevelopment and communications that has led to positive management and staffing efforts on projects. Our…

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Public Relations

Franklin’s experienced journalist and registered lobbyist can help to ensure that your project or reputation is managed in a favorable light to the public. Our skills include media relations, crisis management, and messaging. These skills have been used locally in dealing with the Bayou Corne sinkhole issue, as well as…

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Planning

As land use and transportation planners work to create useable options for a municipality or region, our firm builds communications bridges between these project teams and the community as a whole, including local organizations and elected officials. By fostering cooperation between these entities, positive ideas are generated and stakeholders are…

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About Franklin Associates The firm was established in 2005, doing business as Franklin Industries, LLC. We changed our name in 2011 to more correctly reflect our key lines of service. Franklin Associates, LLC is a Louisiana Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and is certified as a Small Entrepreneurship through the Louisiana Economic Development Hudson Initiative.
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Recent Work

Franklin Associates, LLC has been busy this year lending support to consultant teams in Baton Rouge focused on health care, transit and recreation, in Shreveport focused on transportation, and in St. Tammany Parish focused on land use issues.

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Franklin is providing a variety of services to CATS under a contract with MV Transit, the Dallas-based transit firm. These include assistance with implementation of a new distributed hub route system, complete redesign of the agency’s website, implementation of new transit technology including  Google Transit, public relations, and graphic design.…

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Franklin Associates developed a public involvement plan, deployed an online public comment website, scheduled and organized public  workshops, and assisted with meeting facilitation as prime consultant Design Workshop prepared a strategic plan for St. Tammany’s Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

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Franklin Associates assisted the planning team led by Perkins+Will of Atlanta with this BRAF funded study of the hospitals and adjunct facilities in the vicinity of Essen Lane and Perkins Road. Franklin developed the public engagement strategy for the project, scheduled accommodations for public meetings, assisted with stakeholder engagement, field…

Keith Hillman, P.E.

Franklin played an extremely important role by offering helpful suggestions based on previous experiences. Franklin met all of our expectations as they delivered on time with outstanding quality. MML&H would not hesitate to use Franklin again for future projects.

Keith Hillman, P.E. Vice-President - MML&H, Inc.
Amanda Thorin

Franklin Associates delivered top-notch quality service and innovative training. Across the board, we are pleased with their contributions to the team and are excited to have them partnering with some of our local governments as we move forward. Their efforts in our Community Training sessions in particular illustrated their attention to detail and concern for quality. It’s their creativity and diligence that made these sessions such a success.

Amanda Thorin Sustainable Development Program Specialist - H-GAC