Franco Public Relations Adds Account Director


DETROIT — Franco Public Relations Group has hired John C. Mozena, APR, as an account director.

In his new position, Mozena, of Grosse Pointe Woods, primarily will lead automotive and B2B accounts for Franco. He will also serve as a member of the agency’s Leadership Team and support business development.

Prior to joining Franco, Mozena led teams of public relations, social media, interactive development and video production professionals and third-party vendors at several metro Detroit-area public relations and integrated communications agencies. He began his career as a reporter for Health Care Weekly Review, where he covered Michigan’s health care industry as a credentialed reporter for the state House and Senate.

Mozena has been accredited by the Public Relations Society of America and holds a disaster public affairs certification from the American Red Cross. An active Red Cross disaster volunteer, he leads a local Disaster Action Team that responds to house fires and other disasters in Metro Detroit and serves as a spokesman for the Red Cross in local media.