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PACE Center for Girls, Inc.
One West Adams Street, Suite 301
Jacksonville, FL  32202
Phone:  904.421.8585
Fax:      904.421.8599



PACE Center for Girls serves girls in 19 Centers throughtout Florida.  To contact an individual Center for questions or to apply for enrollment, click on the location icon in the map to the left to locate the Center serving girls in your community.

For all other inquiries please contact Brand Management Coordinator, Jasmine Harris, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Mary Round HeadshotMary Marx, President & CEO

Mary Marx is the President & CEO of PACE Center for Girls, Inc., and in her tenure as CEO has led the organization through a transformational period of growth. PACE Center for Girls, Inc. is made up of 19 PACE Centers across Florida. With a combined staff of more than 400 and $38M in revenue, PACE serves more than 2,000 girls and young women annually.


Nona Round HeadshotNona C. Jones, Chief External Affairs Officer

Nona C. Jones is Chief External Affairs Officer for PACE Center for Girls, Inc., providing leadership in the areas of organizational brand strategy, resource development, board development, state and federal legislative advocacy, and national expansion strategy. Immediately prior to assuming a staff role at PACE, she served as Vice Chair of its Board of Trustees.


Thresa Round HeadshotThresa Giles, Chief Business Officer

As Chief Business Officer since 2011, Thresa Giles stands at the forefront of business and operation processes for PACE Center for Girls, Inc. She has been a finance and operations professional for more than 17 years. Most recently completing the Wharton School of Business –Strategic CFO Executive program. She leads and oversees Information Technology, Finance, Risk Management & Facilities and Business Intelligence, ensuring that limited resources are strategically used to support PACE's mission – believing in the empowerment of girls.


Yessica Round HeadshotYessica Cancel, Chief Organizational Development Officer

Yessica joined PACE Center for Girls, Inc.,  in November 2011, bringing more than 13 years of varied experience in human resource and organizational development leadership as part of start-up as well as international private organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in multilingual/multicultural education as well as a master’s degree in human resource management, and is certified as a Compensation Professional (CCP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).