About Us

Francoise WM 150x150 About UsFrancoise Luca,
founder of Westview Marketing, Austin, TX

. . . is the “Marketing Concierge” and your virtual Marketing Department.  Businesses of all sizes rely on her creative solutions to marketing problems.  She draws on twenty years of experience in marketing, advertising and public relations, to find affordable marketing strategies that fit her clients’ goals and budget.  Francoise prides herself on knowing all three sides of the marketing business, with experience in media, advertising agencies, and within large corporate marketing departments.
Francoise has worked for local broadcast affiliates of CBS (NYSE: CBS), NBC (NYSE: GE), and Univision (NYSE: UVN) developing station marketing programs to better serve advertisers and viewers.  She is also a seasoned telecommunication marketer, with many years of public relations and marketing service for Cellular One, SBC, AT&T Long Distance, AT&T Wireless and the “new” AT&T (NYSE: T).  Francoise also worked in the advertising agency business, handling large national and international accounts and multi-million dollar budgets.
Francoise speaks fluent Spanish and has travel extensively through South America. She is also very active in her community and church.  She lives in the “Music Capital of the World”, Austin, Texas with her two teenagers and big black rescue lab.

For more information visit her LinkedIn profile or give her a call to discuss your marketing challenges:  512-923-7663

Other Team Resources

Westview Marketing strives to bring our clients the best marketing and creative services available.  To this end, we often partner with great partners to bring innovative and effective solutions to your marketing problems.  Some of our partners are listed below.

 

Tanya Quinn – Creative Consultant

Tanya Quinn is an accomplished designer and creative director and founder of GDxQ, Inc. Tanya received her BFA from University of Florida in Graphic Design and is an accomplished artist, photographer and graphic designer. She brings over twenty five years of visual design experience working with companies of all sizes. From start-up, to bio-medical, to consumer products, Tanya has provided creative direction for corporate branding, illustrations, informational design, packaging, trade show marketing for local, national and internationals companies. Tanya is also a talented programmer and combines her artistic abilities and technology expertise to create sophisticate and elegant web-based design solutions for her clients. Tanya is actively involved in her community and church and is the creative director for numerous community and faith based projects. Most importantly, Tanya understands marketing and the importance of strong branding strategies that are carried through to every detail of the business with expertly created visual design.

 

 

Paul Maine – IT Consultant

Paul Maine is founder of Mainstream IT and an accomplished musician. Mr. Maine’s professional career spans more than 20 years and includes various engineering and software development roles with Science Applications International Corporation ( SAIC ), General Electric, EG&G Special Projects, Motorola, Pharmacuetical Product Development ( PPD ) and several startup companies. Maine assists clients with website hosting, management, trouble shooting as well as with custom applications.

 

 

Leslie Thacker – Business Financial Consultant

Leslie Thacker is currently the managing member of Austin Texas based Business Finance Solutions. She has over 20 years of business experience the last 10 years in the finance consulting industry. On a day to day basis Leslie helps businesses obtain working capital and asset based loans from banks, commercial lenders, and community development lenders. Leslie is the real estate and equipment leasing expert at Business Finance Solutions. Leslie is also is a volunteer educator at the Texas State University Small Business Development Center. When Leslie isn’t working she enjoys gardening, especially growing antique roses.

 

 

Sam Thacker – Freelance Writer

Sam Thacker has over 25 years of general business management including 17 years as a bank loan officer, commercial lending officer, bank consultant, and small business finance consultant. In his career he has originated over $400 million in loans with a nearly no losses. Sam specializes in hard to make loans for businesses with uneven profitability, cyclical sales, and rapid growth. Sam is also a columnist for AllBusiness.com, a D&B company. During the four years he has contributed columns and articles he has gained a substantial following of business owners and managers. He is also a guest columnist for the Austin Business Journal. Sam is currently a partner in Austin Texas based Business Finance Solutions.