Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

155 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENTREPRENEURS Excelling in sales for almost 30 years, Ms. Ahrens is an enterprising, inspired, compassionate, self-motivated executive with infectious enthusiasm. She found success, starting as a secretary and became the youngest corporate officer in her previous company’s history. She is proud to have served as a corporate officer for 15 years. She and her team orchestrated an eight-fold sales and profit growth, which enabled her former employer to become themarket share leader in the hair accessory business. After leaving corporate America with a mission to pay it forward, Ms. Ahrens launched a philanthropic haircare brand and online boutique, You can also find Hair4Good on https://www.instagram. com/hair.4.good and https://www.facebook. com/thehair4good. Aside from fashionable hairbrushes and accessory products, with patent pending cutting edge technology, her true calling is supporting children’s charities. She donates 50% of her profits to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Makea-Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Lifting Up Westchester and Circle of Care, and the remaining profits are reinvested back in the company. Ms. Ahrens is capable of offering advice to those starting out. Diagnosed with dyslexia in the fifth grade, she believes anyone can accomplish any goal with unfettered dedication. She is honored to have received the AI Most Influential Hair Accessory Business Leader (USA) 2021 Influential Businesswoman award and has been included in Who’s Who in America for philanthropy. Despite the hours she spends on her business, other than her philanthropic pursuits, she considers her family and friends to be her priority. She dedicates herself to the loves of her life, Frank, their son, Daniel and their dogs, Sophie and Libby Lou. Mary Ahrens’ launch of a business whose main purpose is to contribute to social causes is just one quality that makes her remarkable. She exhibits devotion to children’s charitable endeavors, and her leadership as founder and president of Beauty Forward, LLC, a 100% woman-owned small business, is nothing if not extraordinary. MARY AHRENS FOUNDER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Wilton, CT