Work with Francine

Stealthmode Partners is the entrepreneur’s advocate. People come to us for help with networking, partnerships, community building, alliances, funding, mentoring, and – especially in these times – learning to do more with less. We mentor at Gangplank on Tuesday afternoons; for an appointment contact katie(at)gangplankhq(dot)com.

Francine  Hardaway, Ph.D,  co-founder, is a CEO  coach who advises early and late-stage start ups, small businesses, and established companies in technology and social media, health care, and real estate. She has counseled over 600 companies about

  • Product and company launches
  • Funding sources
  • Targeting the small business market
  • Going from product idea to business
  • Scaling a business 
  • Using social media tools effectively
  • Scanning the horizon for future minefields
  • Change management  in the health care environment
  • Ghost and speech writing

An accomplished speaker, Francine’s topics include marketing strategies, when and when not to include social media tools, and how to navigate change at any age or stage. She is known throughout Silicon Valley and Arizona for her vast network of connections.

Past clients: ActiveForeverArizona Association of Community Health Centers|AtOneYogaBobcat WizardsCartflyContactlinkCorpedia |CURealtyDeru InternetDineSmartDomaindoEarth 911 |EmpowerHerEnvironmental Support SolutionsFind-a-Therapist | Flowtown |GroveSiteIon NetworksLimelight NetworksLunchClub |Market Machine |MindWare MedicalMotorola Computer GroupMSS TechnologiesPierce EislenPRGXPublicOpinionReadfaster |RealSelf |SECDataSt. Luke’s Health Initiatives |  UnicornMediaUserVoiceUShow.comVisible CorporationWorqsmart


Dstowell August 30, 2010 at 9:28 pm

Hi Francine…about this…”The City of Tempe has awarded Stealthmode Partners a grant to offer FasttracrnTechVenture, the award winning Kauffman Foundation program to start techrnbusinesses. However, the City offices all close at 5:30 because of budgetrncuts, and we need a donated location. Does anyone want to give us a spot inrntheir office for ten Monday evenings beginning Sept. 20th?”…We have space available for you. Please call/email – Dan Stowellrndstowell@devry.edurn

Olzj September 2, 2010 at 7:13 pm

Francine, great article in the Times. I’d like to discuss some of your thoughts and I might need your services. If you’re in helping a strugling Entrepreneur, I would very much enjoy talking. Sincerely, JO. Feel free to contact me at Thanks in advance for your time.

A New Guest July 21, 2011 at 4:03 pm

I love your haircut! Nice job!

Gayle Teri October 24, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Email to my daughter this AM:

So, I know Dave is on Linked in. BIG article today on there about the predicted fall of Groupon. I mean ginormous crash. :). Go read it, and then recall and please read my lady, (I brag about you to her) Francine Hardaway’s blog post dated “last April 2011” titled

It’s a one page post. Read it !!! I LOVE IT AND I LOVE HER!!!!
Everything she pointed out is in today’s Linked In article.

Hee hee hee.

Gayle October 24, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Blog title:

Why Groupon and it’s clones won’t last. Dated April 2011. Right.

hardaway October 24, 2011 at 3:38 pm


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