Craig Franke

Employer Services Manager

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. -Charles R. Swindoll

Craig ensures that our clients receive exceptional service by managing an engaged and responsive team. He is also passionate about effectively integrating processes, procedures and technology to provide superb employee benefits and payroll administration, either as stand-alone services or a single, seamless package with other Goldleaf service offerings. Before joining the Goldleaf team in 2010, Craig worked in public accounting and then spent several years with a national recordkeeper. He brings a depth of industry knowledge and a focus on providing superior service to our clients and partners every day.  

Specialized Education and Designations

  • Bachelors of Accounting – University of MN-Duluth
  • Certified Public Account – MN
  • Qualified Pension Administrator – ASPPA
  • Qualified 401(k) Administrator – ASPPA

Personal Facts

Craig and his wife, Ashley, have two sons, Eli and Abraham. He enjoys spending time with his family, along with outdoor activities, including golfing, running, biking, camping, and hiking. He also loves learning and teaching, and taught Intermediate Accounting and Auditing as an adjunct professor for 7 years.

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