Kristin Benton Named Director of Development and Comms at Volunteers of America Michigan

Kristin Benton headshot
Courtesy of VOAMI

Volunteers of America Michigan (VOAMI) in Southfield announced Kristin Benton as the new director of development and communications.

Benton will be responsible for the statewide philanthropic activities including developing fundraising programs, increasing revenue, and diversifying VOAMI’s donor base. Her addition to the team is critical in the organization’s trajectory to make a positive difference in the lives of those who are served by the nonprofit organization.

“Kristin will be an invaluable member of our team, and her knowledge of social services will be crucial in our efforts to assist in-need families across Michigan,” says Alex Brodrick, president of VOAMI. “I am confident that Kristin’s experience in both leadership and social services will lead us to growth for many years to come.”

Benton joins VOAMI with more than 12 years of experience in the social services industry. Benton most recently served as the director of development at Oakland Family Services, where she was responsible for volunteer management, strategic planning, communication efforts, and co-leading the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion groups.