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Russell Frank

Russell Frank




Title:Founder and Executive Director TLC, LLC


Educational Background

Masters of Business Administration Wayne State University Marketing and Finance 1982

Bachelor of Science and Engineering University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 1974

Work Experience:

(1) 2002-2015 Angel House, International Friends Co-Founder, and TLC, LLC

Launched three start-up nonprofit corporations. Resp-onsibilities ranged from writing the business plans, n-egotiating the building purchase/mortgage, fundraisi-ng and operations. Recruited, trained and led large volunteer program. In addition to teaching, speaking,training up new leaders, mentoring Int’l University S-tudents on leadership and engaging individuals to b-ecome mentors.

(2)1988-2015 Russell Metals Corporation Franklin, MI President

Created and led a metals distribution business specializing in flat rolled steel products. Developed business relationships all over North America.

Sales $2.5 - $3 million. Continue to consult on new business development.

(3) 1994- 2005 Angel Trucking, Inc. Troy, MI Founder and Co-Owner

Developed a trucking business, with a fleet of 25 trucks, ranging from double axle to 8 axles. As an independent trucker with 30 employees and up to 150 customers all over Michigan. Sales $1.8- $2.5 million

(4) 1976-1988 McLaren Toplis Detroit, MI Vice President, Midwest Regional Manager

Subsidiary of Lloyds of London

Represented the largest industrial companies in the world, ie: Nippon Steel Corp., British Steel, Sumitomo Metals, Thyssen Krupp Steel, Bao and Shou Gang, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, assisting in the North American expansion.