Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership

Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey M. Holsinger
Jeff serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Volunteers of America Northern Rockies (VOANR). He joined the organization in August 2001. Under his leadership, VOANR has grown from a revenue base of one million dollars to one today that exceeds $40 Million in services. He leads a professional staff of more than 350 individuals in Wyoming, Montana and Western South Dakota. Under Jeff's leadership the organization continues to remain focused on the impact of its mission. His professional passion is building organizations through empowered leadership that embraces a social entrepreneurial spirit through the passionate delivery of human services. Personal interests are spending time with family and enjoying out of doors activities such as bird hunting and fishing.

Executive Vice President of Operations
Heath A. Steel
Heath has been with the organization since 2002. In his current capacity he leads the organization’s operational strategy with a focus on business model implementation, project development and contractual compliance. Heath has attended numerous leadership seminars and summits and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program through Notre Dame. Heath is very active with his children’s sports, loves the outdoors, and is a Wyoming native.

Executive Vice President of Strategy & Advancement
Karl E. Cline
Karl has been in the mental health and human services field for 30 years. He joined VOANR in March of 2021 and oversees Fundraising, Communications and Business Development. Karl and his wife have been married 39 years and have three children. He enjoys art, music, football and DIY projects around the house.

Executive Vice President of Finance & Admin
Julie Porter
Julie serves as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. Julie joined Volunteers of America in January 1996, and serves to direct financial strategies to ensure stability and growth to the valuable services provided. In addition to her financial duties, Julie also oversees human resources, administration and technology. Julie brings extensive experience in accounting, senior-level management and as an entrepreneur. She has a broad background in banking, accounting and private business that has been invaluable with her role at Volunteers of America. 

Vice President of Finance
Jona Horner
Jona is a graduate of the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. She joined Volunteers of America in January of 2012 with extensive experience as a financial leader and manager. She served for ten years as Finance Director prior to her current role as Vice President of Finance, where she oversees all aspects of finance, accounting and budgeting, and grand and contract administration. She treasures time spent with her husband and family, and enjoys golf, photography, and cooking for family and friends. 

Vice President of Administration
Courtney Green
Courtney has been involved with the organization since 2015. She started in the Operations department and has since transitioned into the role of Vice President of Administration, where she oversees Human Resources, Recruitment, Leadership Development, and Payroll. Courtney is a certified human resource professional who is passionate about employee personal and professional development. She strives to make Volunteers of America an employer of choice in the human services space. Courtney enjoys walking, hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Vice President of IT & Compliance
Kelly Buckingham
Kelly started with VOANR as a clinician at the Gathering Place in 2007, and has had several different roles during her time here. She served as the Senior Director of Behavioral Health for almost nine years, before accepting her current role. Kelly serves to ensure the organization is in line with both internal and external compliance issues, is passionate about technology, and is skilled at staying ahead of the curve and keeping programs relevant to the changing world around us. She enjoys spending time with her family, trying new recipes in the kitchen, catching up on the latest novel and spending time outdoors.