Board's Purpose

The Board supports the vision and mission of BOMs by providing leadership, community engagement and strategic governance. 

Meet our Officers


Andrea Barclay, President & CEO

Andrea founded Because One Matters in 2013. She has a passionate desire to serve, and has personally experienced the loss of a child. These things, supported by a healthy dose of obedience, brought her to the place where God has used her to touch lives. 

Andrea has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, A Master of Business Administration, A MS in Instructional Design . She has over 20 years in the business sector in various roles such as  Compliance Manager, and Project Manager. 

Quince is a Manager in the Telecommunication industry.  He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics

Quince Williams, Board Chair

Quince is a Manager in the Telecommunication industry. 

He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA and also holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.             

As a member of Victory World Church, he has served in the Health and Wellness ministry and is currently a leader in the children's ministry.  Quince and his wife, Stacie, have been blessed with four children including one son adopted through the foster care system. 


David Hern, Vice Chair & Soothing the Soul Program Director

David  is  owner of Sofer Advisors.  He has a master’s degree in business (MBA) from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).  

He serves on the leadership council of the Legacy Advisors program within Children Healthcare of Atlanta’s Foundation, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody. In addition, David and his wife Kathleen are a certified foster home and regularly provide foster and respite care to the youth in the Atlanta metro.  

David enjoys running, spin classes and clay shooting.   He and his wife Kathleen have two children Grace (4) and Isaac (6 months) and currently reside in Suwanee.​  


We are reserving this spot for YOU


Are you committed to sharing your time and talents to help bring a smile to a foster child face? Are you willing to be an enthusiastic advocate for an organization and encourage others to get involved? If you answered yes, then you might be a right fit for us. Please send us an email to learn more about our vision and mission.