Our Founders

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LAURA DOMINGUE is a mother of five and the heartbeat behind the Trafficking Hope campaign.  She is passionate about providing a place of hope and safety for victims of human trafficking and is a true advocate for these young women.  Because of her visionary efforts Hope House U.S., the first 24-hour restoration facility in Louisiana, was opened for residents in 2013.  In 2014, Laura was the recipient of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation Angel Award.  She was also recognized by InRegister Magazine in their "WOMEN with a CAUSE" issue. In 2014, Laura and Lee were recognized as the "Community Leaders Of The Year" by the Cenikor Foundation.   

LEE DOMINGUE is a visionary, entrepreneur, international speaker, author and pastor whose life’s mission is to help marketplace leaders understand their significance and fulfill their destinies to impact their communities and the world. In 1997, he founded AppOne, a financial technology company later acquired in 2007 by Wolters Kluwer, a multi-billion dollar global information and compliance services company.  After the acquisition, Lee served as CEO from 2007 until he retired in 2011.  At 43, Lee was named 2008 Business Report / Junior Achievement "Businessperson of the Year." 

Lee's passion and focus is serving as Legacy Pastor at Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama.  Lee is also the founder of public charity, Kingdom Builders U.S.