Ivan Canada is executive director of The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad (NCCJ), a community-focused human relations organization. He previously worked with Guilford Green Foundation as Executive Director, and Director of Special Projects.
Ivan has been awarded the Triad Business Journal’s “Forty Leaders Under 40 Award,” the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s “Change Agent Award,” and has been recognized by Southerners On New Ground (SONG), and Emerging Practitioners of Philanthropy (EPIP). He currently is serving on the National Board of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), is a community board member of the S.J. Edwards Foundation, a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and has served on numerous other boards and committees over the past decade.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, and in Journalism and Mass Communication.