Our Founder

Spending twenty-five plus years in the fashion apparel and textile industry, Debora led design, merchandising and sourcing teams developing national and international brands.  No longer content to use business solely for profit, Debora passionately pursues opportunities to use creativity for positive impact in the lives and communities of others.  Debora’s vision to leverage business as a tool to minister to vulnerable populations has led her to launch Common Project Artisan Market. Debora brings creative solutions that create hope and generate opportunity for better lives. Debora holds an M.A. from Dallas Theological Seminary in Cross-Cultural Ministry and a B.S. from Texas Tech University in Clothing & Textiles.