Stephanie Ardrey is the CEO of the Ardrey Group, which is a global management consulting agency assisting hyper-growth organizations with strengthening domestic and international business strategies. They work with early-stage and established firms to address: capital requirements, capacity building, and customer acquisition challenges.The Ardrey Group has eight offices across seven western states which have supported clients such as the California Department of Health Services, the Claremont Resort Hotel, Dole Foods, Bank of America, and others.

She is also an adjunct professor at UCLA, author (Show Me The Money: The 9Ps To Profit!), and a workshop presenter for SCORE. Stephanie is a seasoned real estate investor that has directed a multi-billion dollar portfolio of commercial real estate development projects – luxury, mixed-use, and retail commercial projects.

In today’s interview, Ms. Ardrey discusses capital – funding your venture for launching or growing your business. She touches on the vocabulary you needs to have when talking with investors, how to find possible investors, and how to properly approach an investor (pointing out the Executive Summary and Pitch Deck). She reveals how important your coachability affects your ability to attract an investor.

Stephanie has graciously offered to the audience a free 15 min assessment. Go to and click on “bookme” to choose a time. When filling out the form, in the comments section mention Business Innovators Radio, and she will also send you a Fact Sheet that discusses the 13 Slide Pitch Deck (she spoke about in the interview) and has some resources to find possible investors. (You can also go directly to

She may also be reached via email: or by phone 949-258-4341.

Jeannine Barcarse

Jeannine Barcarse is an entrepreneur, business owner, and author. She is an independent contributing reporter to Business Innovators Magazine & Show Host on Business Innovators Radio showcasing trusted leaders in business and entrepreneurship.