what is flourish?

Flourish is a non-profit, community development corporation, based in Springfield, Missouri. We partner with local community services organizations, churches, government agencies and local businesses to make difference in our local community.

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

As a new community development corporation, based out of Springfield, Missouri, Flourish will endeavor to reach new people and new places, coming alongside and working in such a way that those who encounter it will declare, we love our lives, our neighborhood, our neighbors!


The Flourish leadership team includes an active board as well as staff who focus on operating specific programs. 

Get Involved

Want to know more about Flourish and how to get connected as a volunteer or supporter? Contact us at info@flourishcdc.org or by phone 417-450-4438


Jill Finney

Executive Director

Jill leads Flourish as the Executive Director. In this role she provides organizational leadership in developing programs, strategic business partnerships, fundraising and outreach plans. 

Contact Jill. 


Becca Yantz

PROGRAM Director

Becca serves as the Program Director for Flourish. In this role she provides  leadership for many outreach programs including the Food Pantry, Coach House and more.

Contact Becca. 


Scott Warren

Jobs for Life Coordinator

Scott oversees all aspects of the Jobs for Life program from new applications to local business partnerships.

Contact Scott about Jobs for Life


Jason Leininger

president of the board

Jason serves as the president of the Flourish board has been formative in the development of this new local organization, its mission, vision and future plans.

Contact Jason



mary decker

board secretary/treasurer
As the board secretary, Mary is responsible for financial and operational aspects of the organization.

Flourish Board

As a non-profit organization, Flourish is lead by a board. The following individuals are on the 2021 board. 

- Keith Breithaupt
- Richard Cunningham
- Kimberly Hammons
- Jessica Kruse
- Tressa Moyle
- Lisa Street
- Wayne Thompson
- Jason Leininger - President
- Mary Decker - Secretary/Treasurer