Shane Kanady is the Vice President of Workforce Development at SourceAmerica. In this position, Kanady focuses on the economic and social inclusion of persons with disabilities.
Kanady joined the SourceAmerica team in 2001 and has served in multiple management and director roles in Operations and Government Affairs. Kanady is a researcher on the future of work – advising social enterprises, government agencies and Congress on inclusive programmatic and legislative frameworks. He has published reports and articles based on his research and has spoken at the United Nations Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the International Labor Organization Global Business and Disability Network Summit.
Currently, Kanady serves on the Advisory Council for the Armed Services Arts Partnership and the Mason LIFE Coordinating Council, and he is a fellow with the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Kanady earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Walden University and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Entrepreneurship from George Mason University. In addition, he is the recipient of the Ivy Johansen Award for Excellence and Mary Simpson Award for Customer Service through SourceAmerica and has earned the Distinguished Alumnus title from George Mason University.
Kanady is a father of two and a woodworker.