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Franklin Homes Announces New General Manager

Russellville, Ala. (March 16, 2016) Franklin Homes is pleased to announce that Joel S. Logan II has joined the company as General Manager and assumed his new responsibilities March 14, 2016.

Brian Waldrop, CEO of Franklin Homes, stated, "We are pleased to welcome Joel to Franklin Homes and trust he will be a tremendous asset to our management team."

Logan brings more than 20 years of management experience in the manufactured home industry to Franklin Homes, having previously founded and operated two successful manufactured home companies. He led the founding group of Pinnacle Homes of Alabama in 1996 and served as President and General Manager of the company. When Pinnacle was purchased by Patriot Homes in 1998, Logan continued as General Manager of the Pinnacle division until 2003.

As a founder of Deer Valley Homes, Mr. Logan served as President and Director of the company, and he also served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Deer Valley Corporation.

Logan commented, "I am eager to begin working at Franklin Homes, one of the acknowledged builders of quality manufactured homes in the country. Good things are happening with manufactured housing and I intend for Franklin Homes to be a leader in the industry."

Mr. Logan is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Business Administration. He resides in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, with his wife Lori and two children.

Franklin Homes Announces New Management Personnel

New Sales Manager and Production Manager Assume Duties at Franklin Homes

Russellville, Ala. (March 16, 2016) Franklin Homes is pleased to announce new additions to its management team. Boo Haughton has joined the company as Sales Manager and Mark Frederick has come to Franklin as Production Manager.

Brian Waldrop, CEO of Franklin Homes, stated, "We are pleased to welcome Boo and Mark to our Russellville management team and trust that their industry knowledge, skills and experience will be among our most valuable assets."

A 1992 graduate of the University of Alabama, Haughton brings more than two decades of manufactured home sales and management experience to the company. He previously held a variety of sales and management positions over 20 years with Southern Energy (SE) Homes. Most recently Haughton served as a sales representative with River Birch Homes to set up Oklahoma, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Haughton said, "I look forward to working with a great team at Franklin Homes and helping to grow the Franklin brand." Haughton and his wife Jenny have three children and reside in Haleyville, AL.

Mark Frederick has more than 30 years of experience in production management, having served as Production Manager at Waverlee Homes and Belmont Homes and Director of Production at Belmont Homes, Deer Valley Homebuilders and Elixir Door Company. He also owned and operated Granite of Alabama, LLC, a decorative concrete coating business.

With regards to his new position at Franklin Homes, Frederick said, "I intend to utilize my skills and years of experience to produce a high-quality product, on time and on budget, while adhering to stringent quality and safety standards." Frederick is a graduate of Northwest Alabama State Jr. College and lives in Sheffield, AL.