OUR MISSION

Following Jesus, Flourish STANDS with neighbors in need, pursues HEALING through relationships of reconciliation, and INVESTS in economic and leadership development.

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Flourish is Community Development Corporation, based in Springfield, Missouri, that a endeavors to reach new people and new places. Our leadership and volunteers come alongside people to build relationships and provide programs and opportunities that lead to life transformation.


Flourish Leadership

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WAYNE THOMPSON
Executive Director

Wayne joined the Flourish team in the summer of 2022. Wayne's heart for reaching the community, and his previous role on the board, sparked in him a desire to accept the role of Executive Director. Previously, Wayne served many years in leadership with the Bass Pro Corporation.

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JASON LEININGER
Board President
Executive Pastor, Schweitzer Church

Jason serves in leadership with both Flourish and Schweitzer Church. He has been formative in the development of this local organization. He works alongside the ED and Board on holding true to the mission, vision and desire to reach new people in new places.

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Freddie Lane (pictured left) serves as the Flourish Food Pantry Warehouse manager at Schweitzer Church.

Freddie is pictured here is a Flourish board member and Food Pantry Warehouse volunteer,
Keith Breithaupt. 

GET TO Executive Director Wayne ThompsonIntro Video

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STAND | HEAL | INVEST

Want to get involved?

There are many ways you can get involved from financially supporting Flourish, to serving as a mentor, job trainer, classroom teacher, Food Pantry volunteer and more! 

Reach out to us if you are looking for an opportunity!