Aubrey Macfarlane Named President and CEO of Volunteer of America Michigan

Aubrey Macfarlane headshot
Courtesy of VOAMI

Volunteers of America Michigan (VOAMI) based in Southfield, a nonprofit agency that specializes in providing critical services to in-need people, has named Aubrey Macfarlane to the role of president and CEO.

“After 40 years of service to Volunteers of America, I am ready to pass the torch,” says Alex Brodrick, the current CEO Macfarlane will be succeeding in January 2023. “Aubrey’s vast experience in the human services field is an excellent fit for the role. I am confident that she will implement direction and leadership that will propel this organization to the next level.”

Macfarlane will be instrumental in providing strategic leadership and overall direction to VOAMI, as well as overseeing the development and administration of programs and operational activities for the 360-employee statewide agency.

A licensed macro and clinical social worker, Macfarlane joins VOAMI with more than 20 years of experience as a dedicated human services professional. She will be transitioning to VOAMI from her role as COO and executive vice president at Gesher Human Services (previously JVS Human Services and Kadima Mental Health).

Macfarlane currently serves on the board of the Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation, and previously served as the president and CEO at Kennedy-Donovan Center in Massachusetts. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Michigan.

VOAMI provides life-changing services to more than 10,000 veterans, seniors, and families every year.

To learn more about how the organization serves communities throughout the state of Michigan, please visit