Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Volunteers of America
As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Joseph A. Budzynski is responsible for directing financial strategies and infrastructure that ensure the growth and stability of Volunteers of America.
Budzynski started with Volunteers of America as vice president and chief accounting officer, managing housing development and operations accounting support for more than 400 housing properties, including financial compliance with Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations and tax credit restrictions. Additionally, Budzynski provided technical accounting support and strategic analysis to Volunteers of America affiliates, including tailored industry and organizational development plans.
Budzynski previously served as chief financial officer of The Greater Washington Board of Trade, a regional chamber of commerce. He has held management positions with both for-profit and nonprofit organizations in the healthcare and telecommunications industries.
Budzynski is a member of Leadership Greater Washington’s Class of 2006 and currently serves as the organization’s immediate past chair of the board of directors. Budzynski 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. He is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of CPAs. Budzynski received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Virginia Tech and is a certified public accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Melanie has been named to The NonProfit Times Power & Influence Top 50 list ten times.
In addition to her professional career, Melanie is an active volunteer in both professional organizations and community-serving nonprofits. She currently serves on the boards of three national organizations: the American Foundation for the Blind, the National Human Services Assembly, and Camp Fire. Melanie is the former chair of the Legal Section Council of ASAE/The Center for Association Leadership, and during 2010-2013 she served on the Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
Melanie earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Affairs from American University (Washington, DC) and a Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law (Arlington, VA). She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.