Geno HeadshotSharon Wilson Geno has joined the Legal team of Volunteers of America as Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs.  Sharon will serve as senior in-house corporate counsel and will provide advice and counsel to the organization on housing operations and housing development matters. Prior to Volunteers of America, Sharon was a Partner with Ballard Spahr, LLP in Washington DC where she advised governmental entities, for-profit, and non-profit organizations on issues related to housing and community development projects.

VOA_KirklandJohn Kirkland has also joined the staff at Volunteers of America in Alexandria, Virginia, as the Development Director for the mid-Atlantic states.  Previously, John worked as a development manager and consultant for William C. Smith and A & R Development Corporations in Washington DC. He also has been on the faculty of Johns Hopkins, Georgetown and Westwood Universities.