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About Captains Robb and Lynn Buttrey



Captains Robb and Lynn Buttrey are Officer’s with The Salvation Army, and share joint responsibility as Administrators of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Flint Michigan. In this role, Captain Robb Buttrey is responsible for day-to-day operations, strategic direction of the organization, and overall performance of the ARC in the mid-Michigan region, which covers approximately 7773 sq. mi. Captain Lynn Buttrey is responsible for the Adult Rehabilitation Center program, which encompasses the counseling staff, chaplain, kitchen staff, class facilitators, day-to-day program operations, and program objectives. Captains Robb and Lynn share pastoral duties for the men in the program and employees. Currently, Captains Buttrey provide leadership to a team of approximately 203 staff members with the support of a seven-member executive team. The residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program can accommodate 103 men . 

The Flint ARC program is supported by income from the Mid-Michigan Salvation Army Family Stores located in Davison, Flint, Flint Township, Saginaw, Bay City, Midland, Owosso, and Lansing. The Flint ARC is currently in the process of opening its ninth family store in Lapeer, MI June 3, 2017. The projected income for the 2016 / 2017 fiscal year is $7M. 

Previous appointments include Manhattan Kansas as Corps Officers, Specialized training for Adult Rehabilitation Center Administration in Southeast Michigan, and Administrators of The Salvation Army ARC in Gary Indiana.

In 2013, Captain Robert Buttrey graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Practical Ministry. In 2014, Captain Buttrey earned his Master of Business Administration graduating with a 4.0 GPA. In addition, Captain Buttrey completed a certification program in Executive Leadership through Cornell University in 2016.