Community Connections

Profiles of business and communities leaders in the city of Frisco. We share the stories of some of the most interesting people in Frisco. Will yours be next?

Bob Messina

Bob Messina and his wife, Debra, moved to Frisco in 2000, after he accepted a position on an internal transfer to manage a sales team for a large computer company. Since then, he has...

Jim Gandy

Jim Gandy is the president of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC). He moved to Frisco in 1995 to begin working as the corporation’s executive director in 1996. In his role as FEDC president,...

Mark Piland

Fire Chief Mark Piland moved to Frisco in 2013. He is responsible for all fire and rescue activities for the department as well as fire prevention, development and community education. He also serves as...

Dwayne Wilson

In 2005, Dwayne Wilson and his wife moved to Frisco following a job opportunity. A couple of years ago, Mr. Wilson was selected by the Frisco Fire Department to be an on-scene and event photographer....

Elliot Jolesch

Elliot Jolesch and his wife, Cathy, moved to Frisco in 2012, after having lived in Iowa, Ohio and Mich. with their kids, Kim and Mike. Mr. Jolesch is an active community member who has...

Neeru Joshi

Neeru Joshi and his children, Aanya Jain (9) and Aarit Jain (4), were participants in Frisco STYLE's 2016 Gingerbread House Contest. Their house’s theme was based on how Christmas would be at a farm....

Julia Cleath

Frisco resident Julia Cleath, seen here participating in the Citizens Fire Academy, moved to Frisco from Georgia three years ago. “I chose to live in Frisco because of the dynamic energy it offers. This...

Blake & Lisa Holt

Blake and Lisa Holt, the owners of Kona Ice of Allen/Frisco, were featured in the March issue of Frisco STYLE Magazine for their generosity to the community. They are both members of the Frisco Chamber...

Orange Theory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness (OTF) was the distinctive winner of this year’s Structure and Organization Award. Originally started in 2009, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Orangetheory’s increased heartrate-based, interval training workout facilities have grown rapidly, spreading into...

Children’s Medical Center of Plano

Children’s Medical Center of Plano is this year’s recipient of the Serving Customers Award. For more than 100 years, Children’s Health has made life better for children across North Texas, serving families to provide...

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Lin Mayberry

Lin Mayberry entered the Frisco STYLE Magazine Cover Photo Contest this year for the second time. She has lived in Frisco for 17 years...

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