Tammy Barton

Founder and Director, MyBudget


Winning women Asia-Pacific Tammy Barton

Tammy Barton (maiden name May) is the founder and director of personal budgeting company MyBudget, which since 1999 has grown from her kitchen table into a national success story. Barton started MyBudget at the age of 22 to help people take control of their finances through budgeting. Today, MyBudget has helped more than 65,000 clients, employs more than 200 people and has 13 offices nationally. 

In 2009, MyBudget debuted on Business Review Weekly's Fast 100 List and remained there for four consecutive years. Barton’s professional achievements have also been recognized, and she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Telstra South Australian Business Woman of the Year, EY Young Entrepreneur Of The Year for the central region, League of Extraordinary Women Female Entrepreneur of the Year and the 100 Women of Influence Award. Barton has also served on the BankSA Advisory Board since 2012. 

MyBudget’s sustained growth reflects the company’s unwavering commitment to reducing financial stress in the community and its unique, caring approach to personal money management, which aims to free people from money worries so they can live the debt-free, stress-free lives they desire. 

“MyBudget’s vision is to foster communities where people are equipped with the resources and support they need to be financially fit and free from money worries. Our “Big Hairy Audacious Goal” is to be recognized as the global leader in helping people to achieve their financial goals through money planning.” Tammy Barton, Founder and Director of MyBudget.