Mr. Frank is the retired President of Hardware Supply Company, a distribution company that he co-founded in 1955 and one of the earliest developers of computerized distribution in the industry. He also founded construction and water purification companies in Philadelphia. Mr. Frank served aschairman of the Middle Atlantic Hardware Association, Allied Hardware Services and the Pro Distribution Company. He served on the Board ofDirectorsof BDP International, a global logistics and freight forwarding company. Mr. Frank has workedwith Civic Associations in Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania as well as Stone Harbor, New Jersey. He was President of his Condominium Association in Florida for nine years and Co-Chairman of the Citizens Association of Palm Beach. A graduate of the Palm Beach Citizens Police and Fire Academies and is on the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Crime Watch. Mr. Frank is a volunteer with the Palm Beach VIPS Program. He is a Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer of the Palm Beach Police Foundation. Also a member of the Executive Committee of the Palm Beach Civic Association and is serving his 2nd term on the Shore Protection Board. Mr. Frank and his wife, June, have been part time residents of Palm Beach for sixteen years.