Kathryn Main, CEO of Mainmultimedia and Money Savvy Kids, started her first business in the beauty industry at age 22. Before long, she embarked on a career in sales and marketing, ultimately becoming National Sales Manager for Sawubona magazine.
From here, she moved into Advertising and Marketing, spearheading teams on campaigns across the country, from TV & Radio to Print, Mobile and Digital media.
Kathryn started her own full service agency, Mainmultimedia, in 2010, and worked on top brands: Jaguar, Land Rover, FNB, Vodacom, Converse, Woman’s Development Bank, Flipout International and Africa Innovation Foundation.
As Mom to three boys, Kathryn developed another great idea – Money Savvy Kids. She saw the importance of ensuring children grow up with sound money savvy skills that comes from being financially literate. Read about her journey in her book: Raising Money Savvy Kids.
And it did not stop at the kids! In a joint venture with relationship expert, Paula Quinsee, Wellness Assets was created. Kathryn brings her money savvy formula to the workplace for all to achieve financial freedom. Kathryn has been guest speaker at events, conferences, on radio interviews and TV Shows like Money Web.
Kathryn is a graduate of the Lioness of Africa 2017 Acceleration program; a nominee for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year; a participant in the Cherie Blair mentorship program 2017/2018; a finalist at both Fair Lady – Woman of the Future and Mondato – Summit Africa 2016; and, Winner of the Margret Hirsch Women in Business 2016/2017.
Whether at speaking events or a providing a spark of motivation for aspiring Entrepreneurs, or discussing customised communications solutions with Board Members, Kathryn draws on years of experience and her go-getter attitude.