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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

    Joseph A. 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 the executive vice president of external affairs for Volunteers of America. She positions the organization to build national awareness of its depth of knowledge and breadth of programs and services for America’s most vulnerable citizens.

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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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  • Jonathan E. Sherin

    Executive Vice President for Military Communities and Chief Medical Officer

    Jonathan E. Sherin, MD, PhD, currently serves as Volunteers of America’s executive vice president for military communities and chief medical officer. He oversees the expansion and innovation of services to our nation’s heroes. He also brings key medical and scientific expertise to the organization.

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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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  • Thomas Turnbull

    Chief Operating Officer

    Mr. Turnbull currently serves as the chief operating officer at the Volunteers of America national office. His principal responsibilities include oversight of the housing and healthcare divisions.

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