Franz joined BayFirst in 2009 and has primary responsibility for growing the firm’s market share in government and commercial markets. In his position, he plays a key role in cultivating BayFirst’s relationships with both teaming partners and clients. Franz has been instrumental in growing BayFirst’s expansive footprint across key markets such as the Department of Homeland Security, where he plays a critical role leading business development, capture and proposal management efforts.
In November 2016, Franz was named a Partner of BayFirst Solutions and assumed part ownership of the company.
Prior to joining BayFirst, Franz held multiple senior business development roles, including directing nationwide sales efforts for FedSources’ market intelligence services, where he was also the top sales executive for two years. Franz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mary Washington and is a graduate member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.