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Who Are Yer – Frank McKenna

It’s back – the DIB Who Are Yer feature. First up, the boss Frank McKenna.

Full Name: Frank McKenna
Company: Downtown in Business
Job Title: Group chairman and chief executive

Company Questions

What does your business do: Create partnerships between the private and public sectors, facilitate deals, promote cities as key economic drivers, support business, political lobbying, campaigns, great events, and podcasts
Where can we find you: Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Lancashire, Cheshire, Wolverhampton, and London
Your Twitter Handle: @DowntownFrank
Company Twitter Handle: @DowntownBusines
Your Insta: @dib.ceo
Company Insta: @downtowninbusiness
Company Website: www.downtowninbusiness.com

Personal Questions

Favourite sports team: Everton Football Club
Favourite Book: Business: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight, Fiction: Man & Boy by Tony Parsons
Favourite Band/Artist/Song: Changes all the time. Last year I listened most to Dua Lipa and her track ‘Cool’ Go to oldie ‘Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow, Fleetwood Mac.
Favourite restaurant / eat-out: The Ivy Manchester; RBG Liverpool; Bank Birmingham, Fazenda Leeds:  M Restaurants London
Favourite Holiday destination: Vilamoura, Portugal
Top 5 people dinner party guests, dead or alive: Tony Blair, Tony Wilson, JFK, Marilyn Monroe, and Oprah Winfrey
Celebrity crush: Amanda Holden
Last social media post: Pics of my recent birthday trip to Amsterdam

Complete these sentences

My proudest / best business moment is/was… Getting DIB to 20!
My advice for 18-year-old me would be… Just Fucking Do It. Oh, and get a business coach.
My personal business hero(es) is/are… Richard Branson and Victoria Brown
Our company is… the fastest growing business club in the UK


Are you brave enough to reveal all? Contact comms@downtowninbusiness.com and we’ll tell the Downtown network your most intimate secrets.

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