Luis Franco was appointed consul in Indianapolis in July 2017. Prior to arriving in Indianapolis, he was the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City. He has been deputy chief of mission at the Mexican Embassy in Sweden and deputy chief of mission and political affairs officer at the Mexican Embassy in New Zealand.
He has received foreign civil awards and decorations from the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Guatemala, Paraguay, Venezuela, Estonia, France, Italy, Luxemburg, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, and South Korea.
He holds a B.A. degree in international relations and has been a member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1982.