Ashley comes from the beverage industry. She had worked in marketing for a global beer manufacturer along with her co-founder Britt Dougherty. They left their jobs to start Heywell. The brand provides support for immunity, stress, natural energy, and focus. The company also gives 1% of its sales to nonprofits.
According to Ashley, running a business is a learning curve, but she loves that she’s in control of it. She advises other business owners to be open-minded, flexible, passionate and committed to their business. Pivoting and going direct to consumers helped Heywell in the pandemic.
In part 1, she talks about:
* Overview of the brand
* Why Heywell
* The Brand’s mission
* The reality of starting a business
* Lessons learned
For more on Heywell, visit: https://livingheywell.com/