Chelsea Riggs

Brand President


Chelsea Riggs is a founding member and Brand President of amika, a fun, accessible and affordable-luxury haircare brand that’s re-writing the narrative of the professional hair industry. Throughout her tenure, Riggs has built the brand’s distribution from the ground up by focusing on supporting the hairstylist community (now carried by over 40k stylists), gradual expansion with Sephora US over the past 10 years into all doors, and a robust DTC business that contributes over 25% of revenue. Under her leadership, amika has seen 10x revenue growth and refocused to a purpose-driven ethos centered on a future in which beauty contributes to a world where people and the planet prosper. Riggs graduated from Florida State University in 2008 with a degree in merchandising, and has been featured in WWD, Nylon, Vogue Business and Glossy.