Cleo Franklin authors children’s book in collaboration with his son

“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.”

“Marketing Champions” with Cleo Franklin Jr. from Franklin Strategic Solutions

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

Cleo Franklin to Deliver Capstone Address at Leadership Conference

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.

Treasure Coast AGRIPLEX Breaks Ground

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.

Annie’s Project Appoints 7 New Board Members

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.

Cleo Franklin authors new book on leadership and life lessons from parents

“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.”

Morningside alumnus Cleo Franklin publishes book of leadership lessons

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.”

Cleo Franklin Retires from Mahindra Ag North America

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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