Franklin Homes announces new management
Franklin Homes in Russellville announced 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. Additionally, Joel S. Logan II has joined the company as general manager.
Brian Waldrop, CEO of Franklin Homes, said, “We are pleased to welcome Joel, Boo and Mark to Franklin and trust 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 Homes. Most recently Haughton served as a sales representative with River Birch Homes to set up Oklahoma, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Haughton and his wife Jenny have three children and reside in Haleyville.
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.
Frederick is a graduate of Northwest Alabama State Junior College and lives in Sheffield.
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, Logan served as president and director of the company, and he also served as chief operating officer and director of Deer Valley Corporation.
Logan is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in business administration. He resides in Muscle Shoals with his wife Lori and two children.