Frankie was born and raised here in Wayne County. Frankie graduated from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1987 with a Bachelors Degree in Business. After graduating Frankie joined her Father Frank Tillman here at Frema Motors where she worked every aspect of the company. In 2005 after her Fathers passing she took over leadership here at Frema Motors. Business here has continued to grow as her leading Frema Motors as Dealer Principal. Her main focus is to continue the legacy of her Father in making Frema Motors "A Different Car Buying Experience".