Francine is a true Florida Keys Conch and local. There is a well-known tale in her family that Francine caught her fist lobster at 3 years old by hand. Francine has lived in the Florida Key her entire life attending Key largo school and Coral Shores high School. Moving away only for college where she attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she later earned her Bachelors of Arts in human communication with a focus in public relations. Post-graduation she came right back!
Her customer service and client communication are by far her best skill, together with being a good listener. Having grown up in the Keys Francine has an unique knowledge of the area and locals perspective of Keys living. Before starting her career in Real estate she was a membership and Marking director for Girl Scouts of America for The Florida keys. She believes in doing a good turn daily and always being prepared.
Community service & philanthropy are the heartbeat of the Keys and the reason why she loves this unique community so much. There is no place else Francine would rather be than in the Keys, Theses islands are her home and now she aspires to help others make it their home too. She loves kayaking, paddle boarding, & fishing ,but pulling her own stone crab traps is her favorite past time. As well as having them for dinner that night! One of her favorite hobbies is writing a local lifestyle blog about up where the locals eat, drink and fish! This local lifestyle is her way of life and loves to share it with the world via the internet at keystoislandliving.com
Married to her college sweetheart, Francine quickly introduced and acclimated her husband Ryan to Keys life where they reside together with their two pups and two cats Belle and Lilly, and Belle is a Rescue from Marrvlous Pet Rescue pup, and Halloween and Harvest who are rescue kitties.
Volunteering has always been a past time for Francine and she enjoys giving back with Take Stock in children, Make A Wish and Chi Omega Fraternity at the University of Miami where she is an advisor for philanthropy and community service.
Home is where the heart is and for Francine that is the Florida Keys!