Chris Canova

Executive Director
Chris has been with Tri-County Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates since 1993 and in 2002 became the Executive Director. He also serves as the CEO of Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates, the coordinating body for six state affiliates of Jobs for America’s Graduates. Chris holds an M.B.A. and BA in Economics; is a Certified Workforce Development Professional; and has devoted his entire professional career to issues related to youth workforce development programming. In 2008, he was selected as a “high-potential emerging leader” by Jobs for America’s Graduates and was asked to participate in the American Express Nonprofit Leadership Academy. Chris also is a nationally certified trainer for JAG and specializes in program start-ups focused on dropout recovery programs. These include programs in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Savannah amongst others.