Morningside University’s Regina Roth Applied Agricultural and Food Studies Department to host Franklin Agricultural Leadership Summit
The Franklin Agricultural Leadership Summit “Leading With Purpose” is a single-day event for Morningside University students to interact with and learn from high-caliber leaders from around the world. Cleo Franklin ‘81, Steve Smith, Collis Jones, and Susan Dawson will headline the event to discuss their leadership experiences.
The 95th Annual Texas FFA Convention in Dallas, Texas was the site for Cleo’s latest book release, Mission Matters: Mission-Based Leaders Share Inspiring Stories on Leadership and Success (Texas Leaders Edition Vol. 1). In this episode, Adam Torres and Cleo Franklin Jr., Founder of Franklin Strategic Solutions & Franklin Leadership Foundation, explore Cleo’s catalog of books, future plans, and why he is an advocate of the Texas FFA.
“This is an inspiring book about possibilities and how imagination can open doors of opportunity and allows parents and children to explore the unlimited opportunities that the world offers to our children,” said Franklin. “The illustrations in the book ignite the imagination and dreams our children have for their futures.”
Each week on “Marketing Champions”, our host talks to marketing experts across the country. This week our host speaks with Cleo Franklin Jr. from Franklin Strategic Solutions.
What is the biggest change in marketing that you see coming in the next 2 years?
Cleo Franklin Jr., President and CEO of Franklin Strategic Solutions Interviewed on the Growing our Future Podcast
Cleo Franklin Jr. Advocates for Innovation and Action to Meet Demands of 21st Century Food Needs for Future Sustainability – Mission Matters Podcast Agency
A love for agriculture and a passion for leadership are two things Cleo has in common with the Women in Ag Leadership Conference attendees. Despite growing up in the inner city of Chicago, IL., Franklin’s passion for agriculture was cultivated at a young age.
The Treasure Coast “AGRIPLEX” project is breaking ground, signaling the first step of what will become a showcase for excellence in food production using emerging technologies for the future of agriculture. Located in Indiantown, Fla., the AGRIPLEX will span over 80 acres and will support sustainable agriculture, food production, food safety, food advocacy and educational programs for children and their communities throughout Florida and from afar. The complex will feature vertical and urban farming practices, as well as a farmers’ market, and will become a destination showcase for agriculture.
The Treasure Coast “AGRIPLEX” project is breaking ground, signaling the first step of what will become a showcase for excellence in food production using emerging technologies for the future of agriculture. Located in Indiantown, Fla., the AGRIPLEX will span over 80 acres and will support sustainable agriculture, food production, food safety, food advocacy and educational programs for children and their communities throughout Florida and from afar.
WHITELAWN, Ill. — Annie’s Project, a national non-profit educational program that empowers women in agriculture, announces the appointment of seven people to its board of directors, bringing the total number of board members to 11. The new board members are Marji Alaniz, Carolyn Banks, secretary of the board, Shannon Dill, Cleophus “Cleo” Franklin, Jr., Barbara Rater, Dr. Dee Singh-Knights and Sam Schwoeppe.
“Lessons from our Mothers and Fathers” is a collection of 20 short stories of sage generational advice from Franklin and other successful business leaders who share special moments of inspiration and wisdom passed on to them by their parents. His new book expands upon Franklin’s insights into personal and professional leadership development from his first book, “Coffee with Cleo.”
Sioux City, IA – Cleo Franklin, Morningside College alumnus and Hall of Fame inductee and Founder, President, and CEO of Franklin Strategic Solutions, will release a book of leadership lessons titled “Coffee with Cleo.”
HOUSTON, Texas — Mahindra Ag North America (MAgNA) announces Cleo Franklin’s retirement as he culminates his 8 years with the company and more than three decades in the ag industry. Franklin joined the company as vice president of marketing and strategic planning and moved into the role of marketing and business development for the company’s business units in Mexico and Brazil in his final year.
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