Franne McNeal

Women's Panel


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiatives at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) Franne McNeal, MBA, Business Advisor, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiatives at Community College of Philadelphia, helps business owners increase revenues, increase jobs and increase community impact. 


Franne is also a Significant Business Results Coach, Speaker, Author, Radio and TV Host. Franne has been publicly acknowledged as a Minority Business Advocate, Small Business Influencer, and Power Woman. Her affiliations with premiere entrepreneurial programs include the Tory Burch Foundation Women's Business Initiatives, the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, and the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac. 


As a breast cancer survivor and stroke survivor, Franne's keynotes motivate entrepreneurs who are "infected with frustration" and "paralyzed by fear", so they can "focus their energy for action and achieve significant business results". Her book, "Significant! From Frustrated to FranneTastic; Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman", has been published in three languages: English, French and Spanish.


She has worked at PNC Financial Services, Strategic Computer Assistance Inc., Mellon Bank, FMC, and SKB. Franne McNeal earned a BA degree from Princeton University and a MBA from Eastern University. She is pursuing a doctorate in business administration at Temple University. Franne is an avid walker and gardener. She loves people-watching, writing sitcoms and 5-minute zen-like power-naps to refresh her spirits and recharge her batteries.