Fran is a hands-on entrepreneur. He funds the start-ups, develops the business plans and executes the strategies to build thriving businesses. Fran launched 20 companies over the last 25 years. The most recent include StarterSuccess.com, StarterCRM.com, StarterBizPlan.com, onemorecustomer.com and Tarkenton Financial.
As one of the NFLâ€™s all time great competitors, his leadership skills have been tested time and time again. He was inducted into the National Football League and Collegiate Football Halls of Fame. He was an All-American athlete at the University of Georgia. As quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, Fran took his team to the 1973, 1974 and 1976 Super Bowls. He set the all-time NFL passing records for the most touch-downs (342), the most yards gained passing (47,003) and the most completions. Those records stood for 17 years.