At the same time Alan Frank & Associates, 1524 S. 1100 East, an advertising and marketing firm, is establishing an office in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., company officials announce that Alan Frank is the chairman of the board and Frederick Krause is the new president.

Frank said establishing the Michigan office will expand the company's franchise expertise to the Midwest and Northeast areas, where Krause, a 20-year Detroit advertising veteran, managed Kentucky Fried Chicken Co-op accounts."Bud's experience on franchise co-ops over the last 20 years, along with AFA's 41 years with Harman Management, the first and largest KFC franchisee, will surely make for a dynamic duo," said Frank. Krause was formerly executive vice president of Solomon Friedman Advertising, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Frank said the agency has been awarded the KFC Big Apple Ad Group account, with an estimated annual billings of $5 million, which will be serviced from the Michigan office.