Francisco is from Los Angeles and is currently a Referee in the PAC-12 Conference. He was originally hired as an Umpire by Ken Rivera into the MWC in 2008, and in 2012, he was hired into the PAC 12 where he continued to work as an Umpire for 8 years working the 2013 BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame and the CFP National Championship Game between LSU and Clemson in 2020. In the spring of 2020, he was moved to the Referee position. Francisco worked for 28 years at a special education school for emotionally disturbed students and students with autism. He is now a certified fitness specialist and a corrective exercise specialist working with older adults.
Francisco works closely with Steve Strimling and Karl Richins in the FCS West officiating program in addition to being on the officiating staff of the USFL as an umpire.