Holly Christine Hayes is a survivor. And after breaking out of human trafficking and overcoming addiction, the founder and CEO of Sanctuary Project wants to help other women do the same. Her Austin, Texas-based jewelry company offers jobs and a fresh start for human trafficking survivors.
Wes Hurt was in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction when he came up with his latest business idea — a beverage company that would help people who were also recovering from addiction. Clean Cause, based in Austin, Texas, now donates half its profits to supporting people in recovery. It also employs them.