Back Porch Soap Company
PO Box 13811
Jackson, WY 83002
Contact: Marla Bosworth
Marla's credentials include a B.A. in English/Journalism from the University of New Hampshire in 1987. She shares with students her extensive background in product and business marketing, market research, social media and manufacturer consulting. As a Market Research Analyst for the leading market research company now known as Forrester Research, she guided product development with such Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Xerox and IBM.
Marla has more than 30 years of expertise in Retail Sales, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Market Research, Product Development and Marketing.
Marla teaches business and cosmetic formulation classes near her home in Boulder, CO, New York City as well as online seminars and webinars. She was featured in The New York Times in February 2017 and has served as a guest lecturer for skincare formulation in Ivy League schools as well as the New York Botanical Garden. She also teaches entrepreneurial and beauty seminars at national conferences. She is a published author, having written several self-published books as well as articles for The Saponifier Magazine. In addition, she has been a guest speaker at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild Conference in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. You can find her workshops throughout the United States.