Amazing Members: The Franklin Family

Meet our Amazing Members, Earnie and Brenda!

Earnie and Brenda Franklin relocated from Florida to California for Earnie to serve as the President and CEO of Eyefinity and USP Global’s CTO. Before this, Earnie spent 30 years in healthcare as a CIO and CEO of BCBS Plans in Florida and Minnesota. Brenda is the ultimate entrepreneur and business leader with a history of spearheading a variety of businesses ranging from candy companies to faith-based consulting companies. They have 2 sons, Carter and Reagan, who are both attending college in Florida.

We asked the Franklins to share some of their favorites and here’s what they said:

Bacon & Butter
Lunch: Jack’s Urban Eats
Dinner: Paragary’s
Dessert: Gunther’s Ice Cream
Winery: Artesa (Napa)
Brewery: Burgers & Brew
Bar: The Grand Wine Bar
Coffee / Tea: Pachamama Coffeebar
Grocery Store: Grocery Outlet (Midtown)
Farmer’s Market: Midtown Farmer’s Market
Weekend Getaway: Artesa (Napa)
Family Night: Friday Night Movies
Date Night: Movie & Dinner
Exercise Spot: Arden Hills
Golf Course: Still Looking for a Favorite!
Place to Go For a Walk: Capitol Rose Garden
Place to Hike: American River
Park: McKinley Park
Theater: B Street Theatre
Book Store: Barnes & Noble
Museum or Gallery: State Capitol Museum
Local Sports Team: The Kings
Just for Fun: Playing Golf

Thanks for sharing, Earnie and Brenda! We are so proud to have you as Members here at Arden Hills!

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