Ada Polla is the CEO and co-creator of Alchimie Forever skincare. www.alchimie-forever.com, Combining the utmost standards of Swiss quality with the most potent botanicals, Alchimie Forever provides visible results for all skin types and a calm, bright complexion for even the most sensitive skin. Today, the brand boasts global visibility and distribution, thanks to her focus, which have yielded double-digit annual growth and garnered her national press to communicate her family’s knowledge and passion for the science of anti-aging skincare. Ada’s distinguished educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in political science and art history at Harvard University followed by an MBA from Georgetown University.
Although day-to-day operations at Alchimie Forever keep Ada busy, she still finds time to be involved in several ventures such as the Washington Spa Alliance and Fashion Group International, where she serves on the board as Founding Member and Treasurer, respectively. In addition, Ada operates on the Editorial Board of GCI Magazine and is on the HBA Conference Advisory Board. She was featured on the cover of Business Week Small Biz and was one of the top five finalists nominated for Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneur Magazine. In 2011, the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship presented her with the Homegrown Entrepreneur Award.