Gannon International, founded in 1983 by William Edward Franke, describes itself as "the classical model of a holding company, with the principal of Gannon International, or Gannon International itself, owning interests in many other corporations, partnerships or companies. Gannon International provides administrative support for many of the companies or partnerships within the three operational groups." 
The Gannon Realty Group "provides the entire range of realty services, from development… to finance… to construction… to management… to maintenance. ... The Gannon Realty Group also provides asset management for the processing, manufacturing, and office facilities of other Gannon affiliated operations, as well as for the portfolio of the founder of Gannon International." 
The Gannon Pacific Group is "engaged, in conjunction with local partners, in the distribution of products from around the world into the Asian marketplace. Included within its portfolio of approximately 300 products are such brands as L'Oreal, Lancôme and Maybelline cosmetics, M&M/Mars confectionary goods, Stanley tools and hinges, Mohawk carpeting and Wyeth milk and formula products.
"The Gannon Pacific Group is currently expanding into both the packaging and processing of select consumer products and the development of mixed use developments, including resort hotels and retail facilities, within Thailand." 
The Gannon Technologies Group "provides hardware configurations, software, and services to digitize massive databases for both internal information management and presentation across the Internet. If the Internet is the super highway, The Gannon Technologies Group produces the products carried along that highway.
"The Gannon Technologies Group has provided the software support and services for several United States federal and state agencies, including an extensive staffing commitment to the Anti-Trust Division of the United States Department of Justice.
"The Gannon Technologies Group created the electronic databases for citizenship records for two Central American countries.
"The Gannon Technologies Group has provided critical technical support and created electronic databases for several high profile matters, including the Office of Special Counsel for the Branch Davidian (Waco, Texas) Investigation and the Federal Election Commission's investigation of political fundraising practices." 
Gannon International, Ltd.
11301 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141