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


Wayne Thompson

Executive Director

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

Contact Wayne. 


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


Flourish Board

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

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