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Detroit Regional Office

Meet Our Leadership Team



Director: Terri Beer

Terri Beer was appointed as the Director of the Detroit Regional Office effective April 30, 2017. In her current position as the Director, she is responsible for administering VA benefits to over 616,000 Veterans and their families living in Michigan. These services total approximately 1.6 billion dollars in annual benefits payments. Ms. Beer is responsible for over 291 full-time employees.

John McCarthy

Vocation Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Officer: John McCarthy

John McCarthy leads a team of 39 VR&E Counselors, Employment Coordinators, and Support Staff that works with Veterans throughout Michigan.

Keith Sekuterski

Veterans Service Center Manager: Keith Sekuterski

Keith Sekuterski was appointed Veterans Service Center Manager of the Detroit Regional Office in January 2012.  Prior to his appointment he served as Assistant Veterans Service Center Manager and Assistant Education Officer at the Buffalo Regional Processing Office from April 2010 through April 2012.

SSD Chief

Chief, Support Services Division: LaShawn Carr

LaShawn Carr was appointed Chief, Support Services Division, Detroit Regional Office in August 2015.  Prior to her appointment she served as Assistant Chief, Support Services Division, Detroit Regional Office.

Change Management Agent: Vacant