Paul Hardy is the founder and executive director of Recovery for Life in Virginia Beach, Virginia. An expert leader in Hampton Roads, he is a pioneer in developing substance abuse recovery programs, recovery leaders, and program curriculum. Together, with his wife Suzie, he started Transition Homes for Hope helping individuals seek treatment after incarceration in a residential setting. Has worked with diverse populations and is well-known as a gifted and creative educator, speaker, and presenter. He has presented for Virginia Court DUI services, Christian Psychotherapy, and the Virginia Bar Association to name a few.