Marvin Franklin, Council Place 6
Elected to Council: May 2006
Term Expires: May 2015
Marvin Franklin is President of Commercial Growth Partners, LLC, a provider of working capital and private equity to small to medium sized businesses. He is a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration (Finance) and has more than 25 years of institutional investment management experience.
He has served as council liaison to the city's Economic Development Committee and the North Central Texas Council of Government's Emergency Preparedness Planning Council. He has served on Coppell's Economic Development Committee, the Coppell Family YMCA Board of Management, University of Nevada Las Vegas/William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and the Christian Community Action Board of Management, among other volunteer and industry related trade organizations.
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