Helping Utah's most vulnerable

Leadership

  • Kathy Bray

    President & CEO

    Kathy Bray serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Volunteers of America, Utah. Mrs. Bray is responsible for the overall management, fiscal stability, and strategic direction of the organization. She is a Certified Social Worker with more than twenty-five years of experience in direct client service and administration of homeless and substance abuse related programs. Mrs. Bray has also served as the Director of Detoxification Services and Vice President of Programs during her 17 year tenure.

  • Greg Lambert

    Chief Financial Officer

    Greg Lambert serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Volunteers of America, Utah. He is responsible for the administration and oversight of all organization finances, budgeting, financial reporting, human resources, and risk management.

  • Audrey Rice

    Vice President of Clinical Services

    Audrey Rice serves as the Vice President of Clinical Services which oversees all Cornerstone Treatment and Residential services. Audrey Rice also oversees the Assertive Community Treatment Team. Audrey has oversight of all clinic operations, client assessment, group and individual therapy, and student supervision. She brings a depth of knowledge and deep commitment to the Utah population suffering from substance abuse and mental health issues. Starting in 2006, Audrey served for two years as the Director of the Adult Substance Abuse team, later promoting to Division Director of Residential Services, where she served an additional two years.

  • Cathleen Sparrow

    Chief Development Officer

    Cathleen has over 20 years of senior executive leadership experience, working with government, private and nonprofit organizations. A visionary leader, she has expertise in fund raising, hospitality, strategic planning and community relations. Career highlights include working with Weber County, Girl Scouts of Utah, McKay-Dee Hospital Foundation and the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. At VOA, Utah Cathleen is responsible for development, communications and marketing, community engagement and volunteer programs. She earned her bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University in Recreation Administration. In her free time, Cathleen is an avid knitter, blogger and amateur cook; most weekends will find her with her husband at her cabin or riding her Harley.

  • Rob Wesemann

    Division Director, Homeless Services

    Rob Wesemann serves as the Division Director of Homeless Services. He is responsible for oversight of youth and adult homeless services. Rob came to Volunteers of America with experience providing clinical services to adolescents, substance abuse treatment, and aftercare planning. Rob holds his Master of Mental Health Counseling. He joined Volunteers of America in 2009 as the Clinical Program Manager of Day Treatment and Housing Services.

  • Sue Ativalu

    Division Director, Residential Services

    Sue Ativalu serves as Division Director of Residential Housing for VOA, Utah. She is responsible for the overseeing of the Adult Detoxification program and the young Men's and Young Women's Youth Transition Programs. She has worked for VOA, Utah since 2008, serving as a Staff Coordinator, Case Manager and Program Director for the Detoxification Center, as well as Program Manager for the Homeless Youth Resource Center. She holds a Master of Social Work Degree.

  • Erin Basta

    Director, Human Resources

    Erin serves as Director of Human Resources for Volunteers of America, Utah. She is primarily responsible for employment, benefits, employee relations, and training. Erin earned her Master degree in Human Resource Management (MHRM) from the University of Utah. She also holds her Certification in Professional Human Resource (PHR). Erin has worked for Volunteers of America since 2007.

  • Jeff Black

    Director of Accounting

    Jeff Black serves as Director of Accounting for Volunteers of America, Utah. He joined VOA in 2015, bringing 16 years of accounting experience to our leadership team. Mr. Black is responsible for overseeing organizational accounting functions, including budget preparation reporting and planning, financial statement preparation, asset management and general ledger management. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Utah State University.

  • Ashley Alfieri

    Division Director of Treatment Services

    Ashley serves as Division Director of Treatment Services of Cornerstone Counseling Center, where she oversees the general operations of the treatment programs for adults, youth and children. Ashley joined VOA in 2011 as a member of our Adult Treatment Services team, bringing valuable experience from her time with Odyssey House of Utah, Intermountain Healthcare, The Children’s Center and Valley Behavioral Health. In 2014, Ms. Alfieri was promoted to assist in the development of our multidisciplinary Assertive Community Outreach Treatment team and again in 2015 to Program Manager: Adult Treatment Services. She holds a Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling from Westminster College.