CATMEDIA CEO Catherine Downey Named Georgia Small Business Person of the Year
March 24, 2016. Today, CATMEDIA’s founder and CEO, Catherine Downey (2014 StreetWise 'MBA'™ alum), was named the 2016 Georgia Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Downey will be heading to D.C. to be formally recognized and potentially named the National Small Business Person of the Year.
“This recognition emphasizes how CATMEDIA’s core values drive business innovation and we look forward to providing creative solutions to clients in communications strategy, media production, and training,” Downey said.
CATMEDIA was founded in Atlanta in 1997 as a one-person operation and has since grown to 33 employees generating $17 million in revenue. As a true innovator, Downey is named on several patent-pending training and communications technologies. Under her leadership, CATMEDIA was named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in America in 2014 & 2015. Her commitment to excellent customer service is supported by a client list that includes some of the biggest names in federal agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Office of Personnel Management (OPM).