Press Release (ePRNews.com) - CHICAGO - Nov 13, 2018 - The International Association of Women (IAW) recognizes Katherine Fry as a 2018-2019 Influencer. She is acknowledged as a leader in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with nearly one million members, 1000+ in person and virtual events, over 100 Local US based Chapters and International Chapters in several cities in China.
“I’m pleased to welcome Katherine into this exceptional group of professional women,” said IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
“My mother taught me to be economically independent and my father inspired me to be an entrepreneur,” Katherine Fry, President/CEO of Mediafy Communications Group, said.
I truly believe that if you take care of your employees they will take care of your clients.
After college, Ms. Fry worked for several years at a small advertising company, where she gained much insight into the industry. Then her love of history, which was fueled by a fascinating family connection—Ms. Fry is the 13th great granddaughter of Henry VIII and Mary Boleyn—brought her to London, where she lived and worked as a Series 3 licensed broker. During both of those professional experiences, she honed her skills in finance, sales, copywriting and management.
Ms. Fry eventually returned to the United States and founded Mediafy Communications Group. Based in Chattanooga, TN, the marketing and advertising agency specializes in broadcast media, digital and social media, public relations, branding, marketing, and website development. “I set up all the different departments in my company and then hired a manager to manage them,” Ms. Fry said. “My skills allowed me to do this.”
Although there were challenges she faced as she strived to become an effective leader, Ms. Fry has been rewarded by her ability to ultimately create a transformational and nurturing work environment for her employees. “I truly believe that if you take care of your employees they will take care of your clients,” she added. Ms. Fry’s future professional goals include continuing to grow her company both nationally and internationally as she expands into new areas of digital marketing.
Awards & Accomplishments: M.B.A., Apollo Education Group, Finance, Magna Cum Laude; B.A., Northern Illinois University, History, Summa Cum Laude.
The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women the forum, professional development and services needed to thrive in an interconnected world. Through 100+ local chapters, International Chapters in several cities in China and 1000+ in person and virtual events, members cultivate valuable connections, develop professionally, and promote themselves and their businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2017, IAW is a division of Professional Diversity Network, Inc., an online network tailored to provide diverse professionals in the United States with access to employment opportunities.
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