Welcome to Main & Rose
We develop award-winning global campaigns for brands such as The United Nations, YouTube, The Four Seasons, TED and world governments. We harness creativity & design to solve problems, start movements and impact lives.
Co-Founder & CEO
Over the past 20 years, Kelly has specialized in creating multinational campaigns and impactful digital and live experiences for brands such as WeTransfer, UN Women, TED and more. She creatively blends culture and innovation to solve critical problems faced by companies today and sits on the Advisory board for the United Nations Human Rights Project, and is a Nexus Global Delegate. Kelly is the driving force behind Main & Rose’s vision, leading the team to generate innovative communication solutions that consistently exceed business objectives.
Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer
Maya Claire Bacon
Head of Strategy
Maya specializes in branding and go to market strategy and has led teams across the top agencies globally on accounts such as Procter & Gamble, Target, NBC Universal, Estee Lauder, Gap, La Mer, Restoration Hardware, and amfAR. At Main & Rose, she expertly holds the reins on even the most complex assignments for her clients ranging from non-profits to billion dollar corporations, and tackles global campaigns, rebrands, brand experience and innovation projects while maintaining these relationships year after year because of her passion and dedication.
Head of Accounts
Ming Ciao is a renowned designer and creative strategist and a recipient of the Certificate of Recognition for creative achievement by the United States Congress and U.S. Department of Commerce. He leads all design for our Main & Rose clientele including some of the world’s leading brands, entertainment icons and professional athletes and oversees creative strategy and creative direction. Throughout his career he has worked with HBO, Intel, Sony, Time Warner and had his own apparel label sold globally. Ming is also a passionate advocate for personal empowerment and a dedicated philanthropist.
Head of Operations
Courtney is a strategist with extensive experience in branding high-profile individuals and companies. Courtney spent the first part of her career leading Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for one of the largest telecom companies in the world. She pioneered the launch of their nationwide digital literacy program and led their United Way campaign and partnerships with nonprofits across the country. She has worked with Unilever, Uber, and Snapchat, and brought together the largest influencers in digital for an (un)conference on Richard Branson’s Necker Island.
Claire specializes in strategy and worked for Mckinsey’s McKinsey.org, where she was part of the global leadership team to launch and deliver a circular economy venture. She also ran an entrepreneurship program for MIT and managed Executive Positioning for Melinda Gates, policy makers and global figures including speechwriting, messaging, media and events. Previously, Claire built partnerships for the United Nations Foundation where she was one of the original architects of the SDG Media Compact launched by the Secretary General at UNGA in 2018. Claire has served as a digital strategy advisor in the Obama Administration State Department and has worked with Brunswick Group, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and multinational corporations.
Chris is an expert on innovation and has advised some of the world’s most renowned organizations on how to utilize unrealized potential. After leading a bold revamp of Scholastic’s core publishing business and its return to positive growth Chris served as Managing Director to Harvard Innovation Labs, at Harvard University. He authored This Is It, a provocative treatise on how to take advantage of the only life we get, and is an international speaker and strategic advisor to prominent CEOs and executive teams. He is on the board of Pillar Venture Capital, Now + There, Fintech Americas, Nilus and the Copenhagen Fintech Global Advisory Board.
A Call For Good Causes
Need branding support? We donate our time to causes that make an impact each year. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with details and we’ll see how we can help.
How We Work
Telling amazing stories is what drives us — and we’re ready to tell yours.