Fran brings over 25 years of experience in marketing and advertising to Cotton & Company. He launched his design career in New York, where he graduated from St. John’s University and then moved on to receive a degree in advertising and design from The School of Visual Arts. Upon relocating to Florida, he brought a wealth of creative expertise to serve as Senior Art Director at Greenstone Rabasca followed by Creative Director at Daniels and Roberts for many years. He has led creative for a host of resort, hospitality companies and cruise lines including Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, Seabourne Cruise Line, Fontainebleau Resort, Hilton Hotels, Karisma Resorts, Streamsong Resort, IBM, Siemens, Citrix and Dole. A big Florida Panthers fan, Fran is an avid hockey player and plays weekly in a men’s league.