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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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

This year Franklin Associates is celebrating 10 years in business - lending support to consultant teams in our state focused on transportation infrastructure, public transit, health care, and redevelopment. We are working throughout south Louisiana assisting Road Home program recipients to become compliant with State requirements.

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Franklin Associates has responded again and again to the call across the country  when high quality personnel were needed to conduct disaster recovery policy development and case management services. Currently the firm is providing personnel on the New York Rising program working on two different portions of the Governor’s Office…

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Franklin has provided 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.…


Franklin Associates is pleased to be among a group of volunteers lending their expertise to a redevelopment site challenge in Baton Rouge. The 14 acre parcel at 5825 Airline Highway is the site of the former Earl K. Long Medical Center, which closed it’s doors in 2013 and sat vacant…

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