Jessica Hays

Jessica Hays is the President and CEO for Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC). SPARCC is the only state certified center providing services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. Jessica has been with the agency for 10 years and has been the CEO since 2015. In her role as CEO, Jessica is responsible for strategic planning, managing the operation of the agency’s Shelter and 4 outreach locations, overseeing a staff of 45 and organizing the development and allocation of resources for the agency.


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