Alden Mills is a former U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander who combined his passion for health and fitness with an entrepreneurial spirit to establish Perfect Fitness. Founded in 2002, the company first became known by its flagship product, the Perfect Pushup, which launched in 2006. Today, it is part of Implus Corp., a large, private-equity-backed organization. Perfect Fitness is renowned for innovative products and programs enabling people to achieve maximum fitness levels utilizing natural body movements for a healthier lifestyle.
Mills is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was a Navy SEAL for over seven years, training and leading special operations teams on demanding missions around the world. After leaving the military, he earned his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and became a professional trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Mills has successfully parlayed his unique experience of serving on a SEAL team to the business arena. In 2009, Perfect Fitness received the distinguished recognition as the fourth fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 list. In addition to being the founder and president, Mills has been awarded over 60 U.S. and foreign design patents, serves as a board member for several notable companies and added author to his list of accomplishments in 2013 when his book Be Unstoppable: The Eight Essential Actions to Succeed at Anything was released.
When not volunteering in his community, Mills spends every available moment with his four boys and wife in Marin, California. He uses the power of a parable and his own experiences as a Navy SEAL and seasoned entrepreneur to teach his proven framework for success.