About Tina

Tina is a small business owner and operator of two Littleton-based companies – RML Technologies. Inc. and Straightforward Shooting, LLC As the Marketing and Logistics manager for RML, she oversees financing, policy planning, budgeting, marketing and human resources. She is involved in all aspects of this software design and development company. As Senior Firearms Instructor for Straightforward Shooting, she is primarily responsible for curriculum, content and training on a student and instructor level.


Tina also is the main marketing executive and event planner for related shooting sports events in the Denver Metropolitan area. She is also an active merit badge counselor in Rifle and Shotgun for the Denver Area Council of Boy Scouts.


Previously, she worked for Visa, USA, supervising the call center. As a supervisor/lead Customer Service Representative, her responsibility was to manage, recruit, train and develop a team of customer service representatives with an emphasis on fraud prevention and to ensure team productivity and quality.


Prior to that, Tina worked in the legal profession as a paralegal and as a Senior Hearing Representative for various national law firms. She enjoyed litigating suspected fraudulent workers’ compensation claims before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, which included the investigation and interview of witnesses, preparation for and taking depositions, subpoenaing and review of medical records, settlement, trial and appeals.


Tina is active in her community as the past president and newsletter editor for the Columbine Hills Civic Association. She has also been active in Jefferson County politics, as campaign manager for various candidates and as a volunteer and official of the Jefferson County Republican Central Committee.


Mrs. Francone was elected to the position of Director for RTD District N in November, 2014. She sits on several committees and currently serves as the Board’s First Vice Chair. Tina is an active voice on financial expenditures for the Agency and a zealous defender of riders’ interest, whether it is for seniors, students or disabled constituents.


Director Francone and her husband Frank are longtime residents of Littleton and their son attends Columbine High School. They enjoy camping, skiing, bicycling, Boy Scouts, concerts and travelling.


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