22 April 2007

2438 E. Whitton Avenue

Phoenix Arizona 85016

240 Coral Reef Ave

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019


602.218.5272 (F)


Francine Hardaway, Ph.D


Entrepreneurship Coach and Mentor

Chairman of a Small Business Group

Corporate Board Appointment


1998-Present Stealthmode Partners Phoenix, AZ


  • Started and grew a company that is the market leader in Phoenix for startup company acceleration (fee-based)

  • 1:1 counseling for five private clients in technology, construction, and environmental markets.

  • Facilitated and administered ten successful FastTrac entrepreneurial training programs through the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (applied for and received grants from the Cities of Phoenix and Tempe)

  • Facilitated a monthly Founders and CEO Roundtable dinner attended by hundreds of local entrepreneurs

  • Ran a highly successful First Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference with 500 attendees and a bottom line profit

  • Currently facilitating ENT 250, Networking and Public Relations for Entrepreneurs at Grand Canyon University

  • Writer of a blog that is a resource for entrepreneurs

  • Started a chapter of the Social Media Club in Phoenix

  • Facilitate Social Media Club meetings monthly

1997-1998 Innovative Environmental Products Tempe, Az


  • Negotiated NASCAR license for environmental cleaning products

  • Introduced company to online marketing

  • Created web site

  • Created marketing strategy and plan

  • 1:1 counseling on business strategy for CEO

1996–1997 Intel Corporation Santa Clara, CA


  • 8 direct reports

  • Introduced digital imaging, Internet phone (VOIP), USB, and Intelligent I/O to both b2b and consumer markets

  • Supported Intel’s appearances at Comdex, CES, and Semicon West trade shows

  • Delivered and participated in 360 feedback process

1980-1996 Hardaway Marketing Services Phoenix, AZ

Founder and CEO

  • P&L Responsibility for $2m annual budget

  • Became largest PR and marketing agency in Phoenix

  • 15 direct reports

  • President, Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women

  • Counseled 1:1 clients of all sizes on networking and public relations


1968 Syracuse University, Ph.D.
1963 Columbia University, M.A.
1962 Cornell University, B.A. high honors

Bronx High School of Science

Community Organizations

National Business Incubator Association, Phoenix Community Alliance, Churchill Club, Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women, Social Media Club, Arizona Technology Council

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