We are a faith based non-profit organization dedicated to serving survivors of sexual exploitation through restorative therapy.



MARY FRANCES BOWLEY – Founder & Chief Strategic Officer
Mary Frances Bowley is the President and Founder of Wellspring Living and has been a leader in the fight against child sex-trafficking since 2001. Mary Frances is a founding member of the Governor’s Task Force for CSEC Victims and was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Domestic Violence in 2010.  She has received the Martin Luther King Community Service Award, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Community Service Award, the Soroptimist Ruby Award, and the Drop Dead Gorgeous Lifetime Achievement Award. Mary Frances is on the Advisory Council for Shared Hope International and Abolition International.  Under her leadership, Wellspring Living shares expertise through their mentoring program with a variety of visionaries and non-profits combatting the issue of the sexual exploitation of children.


Mary Frances is also the author of two books: A League of Dangerous Women and The White Umbrella.  She is married to her best friend, Dick, and has 2 sons and 2 grandsons. The Bowley’s currently reside in Peachtree City, GA where they enjoy spending time with their family.



SANDI THOMPSON – Program Director
As a Licensed Professional Counselor with a masters in rehabilitation counseling, Sandi Thompson has worked as a therapist and administrator for behavioral health organizations since 1971. Sandi has prepared many programs for licensure as crisis stabilization programs, detoxification programs, and drug abuse programs for adults and adolescents. As Program Director, Sandi oversees each of the Wellspring Living residential programs.


Sandi is active in her church as a Sunday school facilitator and elder.


JENNIFER McEWEN – VP & Institutional Advancement
Jennifer McEwen is a founding contributor to the program structure and curriculum of Wellspring Living.  She currently heads up Wellspring Living’s Organizational Mentorship Program, which helps other start-up organizations both domestically and internationally create philosophy, programming, and practical staff training in the service for survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation.


Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Shorter University and holds a master's degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University.  She loves to travel and considers herself an enthusiastic life-long learner.  She and her husband, Patrick, reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

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