The road to entrepreneurship looks different for each person, and Mielle Organics Founder and CEO Monique Rodriguez is proof of it.
Nov 10, 2023
Founders each have their own testimonies for why they believe their companies have found great success. Mielle Organics Founder and CEO Monique Rodriguez’s answer is complex yet still quite simple: Faith.
Jul 21, 2023
Mielle Organics has smashed through yet another glass ceiling. According to Procter & Gamble, the hair company will officially join P&G Beauty, pending regulatory approval.
Jan 11, 2023
Monique Rodriguez founded Mielle Organics in 2014 and has since created highly sought-after products for natural, healthy hair. As reported by AfroTech, Mielle Organics is now worth over $100 million, and Rodriguez has been able to grow her successful business on her own terms.
Jan 4, 2023
Steve Pamon has a new role on his hands. According to a press release, the former president and COO of Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment has been appointed to Mielle Organics’ Advisory Board.
May 18, 2022
It’s one thing to break into the beauty industry, but another thing to come in and shift it. Founder and CEO Monique Rodriguez has built an empire within the space through Mielle Organics, an organic and natural haircare line created to produce healthier results for your hair. She is rightfully a pioneer in the haircare game, taking her line of products from being sold from her garage to barely staying on the shelves in giant retailers including Target, Walmart, CVS, and more. “My kids have been able to witness their mother, a Black woman, have a dream and go from their kitchen to big-box retailers, something that has changed my family’s life and for me that’s fulfilling,” said Rodriguez in an interview with AfroTech. To date, Mielle Organics is worth more than $100 million, drawing in a hefty $14 million in 2021, despite being in the midst of a pandemic. The company continues to soar to new heights with new products that keep the same energy that the company had when it was first...
Mar 23, 2022
The natural hair movement in Black haircare is exploding, and Black-owned, community-focused natural hair care company Mielle Organics has been at the center of it since launching in 2014. This week, the brand announced that Boston-based firm Berkshire Partners has made a significant investment in the company that will help finance its future growth plans and continue the brand’s mission to “educate, empower, and excite Mielle’s customers and the broader hair care community,” a press release shares. “We are honored to invest behind Monique and Melvin and in Mielle,” Berkshire Partners Managing Director, Marni Payne said in a statement. “Mielle is an extraordinary business, but importantly has a larger purpose: to excite, empower and serve the community. Monique and Melvin have built this business from the ground up; we share their vision and are excited to support them as they continue their journey of growth and community.” According to a press release, the new investment will also...
Apr 9, 2021