Fran is responsible for the business's accounting and financial reporting activities, as well as budgeting and forecasting while managing and enhancing the company’s set of internal controls. He supports the company’s fundraising activities while maintaining project cash flow models and corporate cash burn analyses.
Prior to joining OwnEnergy, Fran worked at ExxonMobil in a Finance and Controllers capacity. During this time, he worked at the company’s refinery in Torrance, CA and helped identify a number of cost-saving opportunities. He also implemented a monthly reporting package to improve the transparency of the refinery’s financial results, enhancing cost stewardship and accountability.
Before joining ExxonMobil, Fran was an Audit Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche. He spent 9 years with Deloitte, working in both the U.S. and Germany. While in Germany, he contributed specialized US GAAP knowledge while conducting audits of large multinationals. Upon repatriation to the U.S., Fran managed a variety of engagements, including a double-IPO and a trade sale of a client’s subsidiary.
Fran holds a BA in Accountancy from Villanova University and an MBA from London Business School, with a specialization in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Fran lives in New Jersey with his wife, Tanja and two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, visiting museums and parks, cooking and travel.