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Jonathan Spencer

Headshot of Jonathan Spencer from the shoulders up wearing a black backpack and a red shirt.

After devoting 30 years to a successful career in environmental engineering, Jon served as Chief Operating Officer for Healing Waters International in Golden, CO from 2010 – 2013. Through a chance encounter in 2012, he became aware of the massive problem of sex trafficking in India. The following year, he participated in an undercover sting […]

Det. Taylen Washington


Corporal Washington has been with the Prince George’s County Police Department for the last 10 years where he serves as lead detective to the Vice and Sex Trafficking Investigations Unit. Detective Washington also serves as a Task Force Officer with the FBI Child Exploitation Unit. Detective Washington attended Bowie State University where he obtained his […]

Cade Gafford

After graduating from Colorado State University’s COB with a Marketing and Organizational Management degree, Cade has since spent some time trying to understand where his passions and value intertwine. After coming to the conclusion that by assisting others, both emotionally and professionally, he felt most alive and in service to the world, Cade has since […]

Grant Stump

Grant Stump is a current graduate student at Colorado State University pursuing the Impact MBA program. Professionally, Grant spent five years in fundraising for United Way of Larimer County, working specifically to help businesses and their employees meet their philanthropic goals. With a lifelong passion for science, research, and making a social impact, he is […]