Our Leadership Team

photo of Patrick HayleR. Patrick Hayle – Executive Director

In 1997, Patrick joined the City Rescue Mission where he served in various capacities, eventually assuming the role of Executive Director and CEO in 2003.  He left in 2010 and enjoyed a brief period of semi-retirement while doing consulting work. Having been a Clay County resident for 17 years, and knowing the need for improvement in the homeless conditions here, Patrick was drawn to Mercy Support Services, where he soon became President and CEO.

Photo of Jeff Boyer Jeff Boyer – Director of Resource Development

Jeff Boyer began his relationship with Mercy Support Services as a volunteer in March, 2016, and joined the staff team in January, 2017.  Jeff’s position is Director of Resource Development, which includes direct oversight of the Annual Fund and Marketing. The Annual Fund is a composite of grant funding, special events, church funding and annual support campaign (business and individual giving).Jeff and his wife Jennifer and their son Sam reside in Fleming Island. He retired from the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast in June, 2011 as Chief Operation Officer. He was integral in the growth of the YMCA in Clay County, which included the expansion of the Dye-Clay YMCA on Moody, and the development of the Barco-Newton YMCA in Fleming Island.