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Executive Leadership

Volunteers of America's senior executives support the mission of the organization through effective leadership, innovative programming, and compassionate service.

  • Michael (Mike) King

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Mike King has served as National President and CEO of Volunteers of America since 2010, leading an organization with an annual budget of more than $1.1 billion, approximately 16,000 employees and one of the nation’s largest affordable housing portfolios.

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  • Joseph A. Budzynski

    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Joe Budzynski serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Volunteers of America national office. As Chief Financial Officer, Joe is responsible for directing financial strategies and infrastructure that ensures the growth and stability of the organization.

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  • Jatrice Martel Gaiter

    Executive Vice President of External Affairs

    Jatrice Martel Gaiter serves as Executive Vice President, External Affairs for Volunteers of America. Ms. Gaiter works to build national awareness for the organization and support its mission to provide programs and services to help people reach their potential.

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  • Sharon Wilson Géno

    Executive Vice President, National Services and Chief Operating Officer

    Sharon Wilson Géno was named Executive Vice President, National Services and Chief Operating Officer, effective Sept. 11, 2017. In her new role, Wilson Géno will lead operations of Volunteers of America National Services, owner and operator of a portfolio of several hundred Volunteers of America housing and healthcare properties nationwide.

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  • Robert Gibson

    Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff

    As Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, Robert Gibson supports the achievement and measurement of the strategic plan and other key initiatives for the Volunteers of America. As part of the organization’s strategic direction, Gibson provides direct leadership for advancing innovation across the organization as we look for new ways to serve the nation’s most vulnerable.

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  • Wayne Olson

    Executive Vice President of Healthcare Operations and Development

    Wayne Olson serves as Executive Vice President of Healthcare Operations and Development, directing operations for all Volunteers of America National Services health care programs. In addition, he is responsible for new development and strategic initiatives.

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  • Margaret Ratcliff

    Executive Vice President of Affiliate Relations

    Margaret Ratcliff, Executive Vice President of Affiliate Relations. Ms. Ratcliff joined Volunteers of America in 1980 as Associate Director of Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans. Following service as President and CEO in North Louisiana, she joined the national staff in 1988 as Regional Vice-President.

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  • Patrick Sheridan

    Executive Vice President, Housing

    Patrick Sheridan serves as Executive Vice President, Housing. He is responsible for the overall strategy and administration of senior, multi-family and special needs housing, as well as other real estate projects for the organization’s national portfolio.

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