Katie Godfrey - KG Salons
Katie Godfrey is CEO of KG Salons, a salon franchise brand and KG Professional a training academy and product range that are sold to salons and lash artists all over the world.
Katie opened her first salon in 2009 at 19 years old years which has gone from strength to strength, It has a forever expanding client base and is always fully booked with clients travelling for miles just to experience KG luxury treatments. This business is what led her to launching the KG Brand.
Her passion has always been eyelash extensions and she was crowned the winner of 'Eyelash Technician of the year’ in 2014. Along with 14 other awards Katie and the team have won.
It was always Katie’s life long dream and goal to have a franchised business and before long it all became a reality. In October 2018 her first franchised salon opened in Wokingham with owner Jasmin Chadda. She was inspired by the story of KG and after completing one of their training courses she decided she wanted to be part of the successful chain.
Their second franchised salon based in Gants Hill, Essex is due to open in February 2019. Plus there are more franchised salons currently in the pipeline, so it's a very exciting time for the brand.
Katie is a dedicated mentor and conducts various talks and mentoring sessions at colleges and events about her story, she is very passionate about motivating others in building their careers. She is also a regular writer for many industry magazines including Lash-Ed & Olympia Beauty. She has also been published over 35 times including the number 1 best selling book 'Extraordinary Women’