Franne McNeal

Author, Mentor, Speaker, Business Expert

Business owners choose Franne when they are preparing their business for growth, higher valuation, strategic business partnerships, and business exits. Franne provides improvements in plans, people, processes, performance, and profits.

Franne works with small businesses who have $1-$10M in annual revenues, assuring they sustain, grow and scale their best clients, employees, and vendors. She offers a customized process that includes The Value Builder™ Assessment and curriculum, one-on-one business coaching, leadership team development, and small group mastermind sessions with other business owners.

Franne McNeal earned a BA degree from Princeton University, a MBA from Eastern University, and a MSBR, Master of Science, Business Research from Temple University.

Distinguished Author

Franne is the author of Significant! From Frustrated to Franne-tastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman, which is also published in French Significative! De Frustrée à FranneTastique and Spanish ¡Significante! Desde Frustrada a Frannetástica.

Achievements & Accolades

Entrepreneurial Faculty:

• Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiatives
• Tory Burch Foundation Women’s Business Initiatives
• Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism
• Kauffman FastTrac

Awards and Recognition:

• Women of Distinction, Philadelphia Business Journal 
• Enterprising Women Award
• Women Supporting Women Trailblazer Award
• Minority Business Advocate, Philadelphia Business Journal
• Power Woman, Main Line Today
• Small Business Influencer Award




As a breast cancer and stroke survivor, Franne’s keynotes motivate entrepreneurs who are “infected with frustration” and “paralyzed by fear.”

In her own words, Franne states, ”I strive to focus their energy for action and achieve significant business results.”

She loves people-watching, writing sitcoms and 5-minute zen-like power-naps to refresh her spirits and recharge her batteries!