Mary Frances Bowley
Mary Frances Bowley is the Founder and Executive Director of Wellspring Living, an organization fighting childhood sexual abuse and exploitation since 2001. She is a leader in bringing the fight against child sex-trafficking to Atlanta and is a founding member of the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force.
Mary Frances was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Domestic Violence in 2010. She was awarded the Martin Luther King Community Service Award and the AKA Humanitarian Award. She is also the author of three books, ‘A League of Dangerous Women’ , ‘The White Umbrella’, and her latest book, ‘Make It Zero’ . Mary Frances resides in Peachtree City with her husband, Dick and dog Nugget. She has 2 sons, 3 grandsons and a granddaughter.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Stuart runs the day-to-day operations of Wellspring Living. Stuart spent a decade in government relations representing Fortune 500 Medicaid Managed Care companies and the pharmaceutical industry. Stuart spent time within the Advisory sector of Ernst & Young advising Fortune 100-500 clients within the public-sector healthcare and transactional services space. Stuart lives outside of Atlanta with his wife and three children.
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Henn is Chief Financial Officer of Wellspring Living, an organization dedicated to helping DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) victims and the vulnerable develop the courage to move forward and the confidence to succeed.
Jennifer has had a successful financial career in multiple industries, working for Coca-Cola, First Data and Ernst & Young. She left to raise her children as she understands what impact an adult role model can have in a child’s early years, and spent many happy years doing so. But as a mother of three, including a young daughter, Jennifer increasingly saw how vulnerable children and young adults are in today’s world. Jennifer began volunteering in the Wellspring organization in 2012.
It is the power and resiliency she saw in DMST survivors that inspired her to change her home life and dedicate her time and energy full-time to Wellspring as CFO in 2013. In her role she is responsible for overseeing Wellspring Living’s $3.5 million budget, its residential facilities, and four retail stores. She is also active in development for the organization but finds that her best work continues to happen as she connects with the impressive girls and young women that the organization has benefited.
Jennifer has a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration from California State University and a Masters in Taxation from Baylor. She resides in Atlanta with her husband of nineteen years, Pat, and their three children.
Jackie Dixon Parham
Jackie Dixon-Parham joined the organization in August 2013 and is the Director of Human Resources. She has more than 20 years experience in human resources and financial services. Prior to working at Wellspring Living, she worked for McDonald’s Corporation where she provided strategic guidance on talent acquisition and retention, performance evaluation, professional development and training for managers and support staff. She oversees all human resource functions of the organization to include benefit administration, professional development, employee relations, talent acquisition, compensation, leadership and teamwork, creating and maintaining HR policies and procedures that align with the organization’s overall vision.
Jackie has a diverse background with experience in various industries as financial services, Insurance, county government, manufacturing, and human services. Jackie’s ability to develop trusting relationships with organizational leaders allows her to become a strategic partner with her clients as they, together, build solutions to accomplishing long and short range objectives.
Jackie is a native of Bronx, New York. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Tuskegee University and a Masters degree in Human Resources Management from Troy University. The variety of skills developed over the years enables Jackie to provide a high level of service to both leadership and staff while working to put in place tools and training programs that create a culture of continuous improvement