"We certainly never imagined we would be getting a whole team of talented, energetic, creative, and accessible professionals who would figure out more ways to let the world know about us and our travel services than even we had considered possible."
Friendly Planet Travel
Meet The Team
Fran Merlie is a seasoned writer, editor, and content strategist helping clients shape and tell their stories. As Executive Editor, he oversees the development of contributed articles, press releases, blog posts, website copy, and other content for B2B and B2C clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, life sciences, commercial real estate, retail, workforce management, and consumer electronics.
A former English professor with an instinct for story, Fran crafts highly sharable content that engages key audiences while communicating a client’s most important messages. Since joining Gregory FCA in 2011, he has helped clients earn visibility and build thought leadership by writing and editing bylined articles that have appeared in Forbes, Fortune, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, VentureBeat, and scores of other national and trade media.
Fran holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree in creative writing from San Diego State University.