Frankie has been a resident of Easton for 25 years. In Baltimore, she was the assistant to the Director of Development for a private boys school. After moving to Easton, she owned and operated a vibrant retail store in St. Michaels for 8 years. She was president for two years of the Denton Women's Club. Most recently she was Vice President for two years and President for one year of the Republican Women of Talbot County.