Helen Young Hayes

FOUNDER & CEO

Helen Young Hayes

Helen is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry. As the portfolio manager of the Janus Worldwide and Overseas funds, she built and invested a $50 billion franchise in global and international equities. While at Janus, she was the Chief Investment Officer, heading up the 100-person asset management team.

Helen founded Activate Workforce Solutions to alleviate poverty through creating pathways to employment. She brings the same passion and dedication of investing in and discovering the potential of companies to investing in and discovering the potential of underserved men and women.

Helen was the 2018 winner of the Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Woman in Business Mile High Leader Award and was named a 2019 Denver Metro Woman of Distinction by Girl Scouts of Colorado.

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