ABOUT US

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Franco Construction Services, Inc. is an established commercial interior general contractor that specializes in renovations of medical and industrial facilities, commercial properties, and retail establishments. Franco Construction employs their own carpenters, millwork installers, drywall mechanics, painters and demolition crews. This insures a clean and safe work environment and each project is completed on time and on budget with strict quality control supervision. Our success comes from creating work environments that enable our clients to succeed. Years of experience in the construction industry has prepared us to complete every project to precision, even under the most rigid time constraints. Joe Franco, our President, is available to discuss your next commercial remodeling project.

About Joseph Franco III

Joseph Franco III is the fourth generation great grandson of Mariano Franco. Mariano was an Italian immigrant from the town of Calascibetta, Sicily and became a citizen of the United States with his wife Louisa Alloro-Franco when they arrived to Ellis Island, New York in 1910. The family lived in Elizabeth, New Jersey before settling in Baltimore, MD. Mariano worked for the Baltimore City Dept of Public Works for many years. Joseph Franco Sr. (Joe’s grandfather) started working at the age of twelve during the Great Depression as he would go from house to house repairing masonry steps and window sills, helping to support his family during the most difficult of times. On most days Joe Sr. would work twelve to fourteen hours from sunup to sundown. He eventually started a successful masonry business in Baltimore and had over one hundred employees building schools and various projects. Joseph Franco Jr. (Joe’s father) was a successful home builder and commercial general contractor in Baltimore . This is where Joe was taught the importance of hard work, honesty and integrity to last a lifetime. Joe III started his career working in the family business after graduating from Randallstown High School in 1977 and while attending Catonsville Community College Construction Management Program in the evenings. He worked his way up in the family business where he was involved in and around construction. He started as a laborer on the bricklaying and concrete crews and as a carpenter where he would learn the trade first hand, eventually to become a superintendent, chief estimator and construction owner. In 1996 he started Franco Construction Services, Inc., an established full service interior general contracting firm servicing the Mid-Atlantic region.

Joe serves as the Trustee Chairman at his church, and Franco Construction supports various Christian Ministries including The Helping Up Mission www.helpingupmission.org, In Touch Ministries www.intouch.org, Samaritan's Purse www.samaritanspurse.org, Jewish Voice Ministries www.jewishvoice.org, and many others. When Joe is not working or serving, you can usually find him on the soccer field with his wife Donna and two very active young sons.

About Donna Franco

Donna Rogers Franco grew up in Timonium, Maryland and graduated with honors from Dulaney High School. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. Donna began her graduate work at Loyola University Maryland where she studied business with an emphasis in marketing.

Over the years she has held various positions in marketing, sales, training and finance with both Fortune 500 Companies as well as smaller local firms.

When she married Joe Franco in 1996, they decided to start a general contracting company. Donna took on the marketing, human resource and financial responsibilities for Franco Construction Services, Inc. . With much prayer and hard work, she and her husband Joe have built a successful, well respected commercial interior general contracting business.

Donna is an active member at Gunpowder Baptist Church where she serves on the Women's Ministry Leadership Team and has been the Church Treasurer for more than eight years. She is a very serious student of the Bible, loves to cook, and entertain family and friends. Her most important role is staying ahead of two very active teenaged sons who bring her and Joe great joy!

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