Millennium: Honoring the Legacies of Professionals From Around the World

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.

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, Make
a-Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Lifting
Up Westchester and Circle of Care, and the
remaining profits are reinvested back in the
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.