Mark and Louis make a phenomenal team. They never say never. They work hard to figure out how to make the impossible possible. And they are always successful in doing it. What makes them work is that they both believe in doing it the right way no matter what. If you put a project in their hands, you can trust, without doubt, that it will be done the way you want it to be done or better.
Mark Franko - "I love being a part of a business that helps people to live or work in structures that are satisfying to them and meets their needs. I enjoy the tremendous variety of work and people that are a daily part of the business. In particular, I find great satisfaction in making sure that the "business" side of Franko - LaFratta runs smoothly and efficiently and in thinking strategically about where the business is going and how we can do things better. "
Mark oversees sales, marketing, and business administration for the company. Since his beginning as a masonry contractor, Mark has compiled over twenty years of experience in construction. He has special expertise in developing estimates and in conducting construction cost analysis and feasibility studies.
Mark is not just about construction. He is a dedicated runner and makes it part of his daily routine. He has inspired others to get into running as well. Like his work, he takes the time to study and understand how he can be a better runner and then passionately shares it with others.
Louis LaFratta - "What I love most about my job is being able to help make my clients' dreams become reality. I enjoy the whole process, the unforeseen challenges, and working together with the team to produce creative solutions."
Louis heads up all divisions of the company. He has nineteen years of experience in construction that includes commercial construction, commercial tile and glasswork. Louis is an accomplished tile setter and serves as the company's expert on tile and glass construction. He has special expertise in project management.
And yes, Louis is an avid runner too. Louis loves to run races on the road and through the woods on the trails. He runs quite gracefully, arms relaxed…and he does not give up easily. Though he always finishes with a good time, he will never stop, even when in pain. He always completes his races.