Frank is a Key Principal of Strategic MHP Fund, LLC, the Fund Manager. Strategic MHP Fund and their affiliated companies manage over 20,000 lots across nearly 200 parks in 26 states, and have been recognized as a top 10 owner/operator in the U.S.
Frank has been in the mobile home park industry since 1996, when he purchased his first park in Dallas, Texas. Since that time, Frank has owned and operated over 130 mobile home parks throughout the Great Plains and Midwest. Recently, he and his partners were the subject of articles in the New York Times, Bloomberg, and numerous other publications and television shows, focusing on the affordable housing industry in the U.S.
Prior to his entry into the mobile home park sector, Frank built from scratch the largest privately-owned outdoor billboard company in Dallas/Ft. Worth, which he sold to Universal Outdoor (now Clear Channel) in 1996. He additionally bought a large Los Angeles outdoor billboard company, Leonard Outdoor, as a turn-around in 1999, and eventually sold it to Heywood Outdoor of San Bernadino.
In addition to his duties at Strategic MHP Fund, Frank co-owns Mobile Home University, which is the leader in educational information on the mobile home park industry, and provides six classes per year on mobile home park acquisitions and operations. Virtually all of the industry-specific lenders, brokers, buyers – even the children of the largest portfolio owners in the U.S. – have attended these classes.
Frank has an A.B. in Economics from Stanford University. He lives, with his wife and daughter, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, where he volunteers as President of the Landmarks Association and serves on the Board of the Valle Catholic School. He is also a member of the Lions Club, and teaches classes for Junior Achievement each year.