Shane Burton

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford Green Foundation has announced the appointment of Shane Burton as executive director. Burton replaces Ivan Canada, who has been serving as interim executive director and will remain in a transitional role working on special projects over the next year.

Burton most recently served as director of development with Triad Health Project. He brings a wealth of experience in both the public and private sectors, having worked in various administrative capacities with area non-profits and in senior sales positions with Belgian-owned Unilin Flooring and U.S.-based Mohawk Industries. His civic involvement includes serving on the Community Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina Center for AIDS Research; the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Community Advisory Board for the Office of Leadership and Service Learning; two-term president of the Guilford County Directors of Volunteers in Agencies; and a one year appointment on the Board of the North Carolina Association of Volunteer Administrators.

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