-Polaris has $10 million a year and a solid reputation and so we keep getting great people, for a little while, but executive leadership and the CEO aren’t interested in actually evolving to actually be a $10 million non profit, or embracing new ideas and new people so you get a lot of revolving positions. Nancy previously served for two years as Chief Operating Officer, leading Polaris’s strategy and day-to-day operations, and overseeing the National Human Trafficking Hotline, technology, operations, and global teams. The hard-working trio started the forerunner of Polaris—Hetteen Hoist & Derrick—in 1945 in tiny Roseau, Minnesota. Polaris Project was founded in 02/2002. Work/Life Balance. Career Opportunities . I have been working at Polaris Project full-time for more than 3 years. More stories in Manufacturing . CEO: Polaris Alabama project ‘transformational’ for company. Share This Story. Words by Jerry Underwood. "Good People, Wrong CEO" Star Star Star Star Star. The Polaris spirit can be traced back to co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson. Disapproves of CEO. Polaris Project is a nonprofit organization to prevent modern-day slavery and human trafficking. Womensphere Week wrote - The Polaris Project is a leading organization in the United States combating all forms of human trafficking, serving both U.S. citizens and foreign national victims, including men, women, and children. Pros. November 01, 2016 . Polaris Project's Executive Director, Bradley Myles, has stated in interviews and in an open letter to Village Voice Media, the owner of Backpage, that the site "facilitates human trafficking," and called for the website to stop accepting ads for sexual services. Critics of Polaris point out that this tactic would likely only spread sex advertisements to other, less regulated websites. Neutral Outlook. Doesn't Recommend. Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC. The Polaris Project employs a holistic strategy, taking information gathered from their work with survivors and using it to create long-term solutions. Senior Management. Culture & Values. Great brand--they are very well … Compensation and Benefits. With World War II raging and metal scarce, their skill at repairing farm machinery quickly earned them loyal customers. Nancy currently serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer. -brand -convening power -access to government and White House -data-driven work -dedicated staff (though morale still low, and most people are actively Polaris Project's headquarters is located in Washington, District of Columbia, USA 20035.