BBW MEMBER INTERVIEW: Allessandria Polizzi, CEO + Founder, Verdant Consulting

What is your name?

Allessandria Polizzi

What is your occupation?

CEO + Founder

What is your business name?

How long have you been a Boston Business Women’s Member?

Less than a year

What is your instagram handle?

What is your linked in URL?

Were you born and raised in Boston? If not, what brought you here?

My grandfather was from Dorchester, but I grew up in California. We moved to Boston 4 years ago for work but have fallen in love with the area!

Tell us more about your job or company and what led you to your career?

I run a training and leadership development company, with a focus on resiliency, change management and social justice.

What would your clients say about you and your company?

I provide innovative and forward-thinking solutions that help people unlock their potential and flourish.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

What other people think of you is none of your business.

What is your favorite book?

Too many to name... reading a lot of academic research these days about resiliency, burnout prevention and recovery, and post-disaster insights.

What is your secret weapon? An app, a tool, a organization method, anything?! (Can be a personal or professional life tool)

My creativity: no problem is unsolvable!

What is your most recent WIN? How are you slaying it in your career or business?

Finished writing my program, which was a personal and professional journey for me.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

Don't let anyone else make you dim your light.

How do you enjoy your free time?

Travelling around in my vintage RV listening to 70s music.

What is something that not many people know about you?

I was recently diagnosed with depression and PTSD.

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