Joseph Budzynski

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Volunteers of America

Speaker Bio

Joseph A. Budzynski serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the national office of Volunteers of America. As Chief Financial Officer, Joe is responsible for directing financial strategies and infrastructure that ensures the growth and stability of the organization. This includes all healthcare operations, and housing development and housing operations at Volunteers of America. During his time at Volunteers of America, consolidated revenues have grown by 54%, from $845 million to over $1.3 billion.

Joe started with Volunteers of America more than 14 years ago as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Based in Alexandria, Virginia, Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. With over 1,350 human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps 1.5 million people annually in more than 400 communities in 46 states. Populations served by VOA include veterans, the frail elderly, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions.

Prior to joining Volunteers of America, Joe served as Chief Financial Officer of The Greater Washington Board of Trade, a regional chamber of commerce. He has also worked in the healthcare and telecom industries, both for-profit and nonprofit.

In 2019, Joe was recognized as the Nonprofit CFO of the Year. He is a member of Leadership Greater Washington’s Class of 2006 and is a past Chair of the board of directors, and past Treasurer. He is also is a past Treasurer of Miriam’s House, an origination dedicated to serving homeless women in Washington DC who are HIV positive. Joe is a member of the John Carroll Society, an organization of Catholic professionals united in their desire for an ever-deepening and enriching knowledge of their Faith and in service to the Archbishop of Washington. Additionally, Joe is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, The American Institute of CPAs, and a 2017 graduate of NRMC’s Risk Leadership Certificate Program. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Virginia Tech and is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Joe resides in Fairfax, Virginia with his wife and two sons, and is very active in his local community.

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