Raised in Augusta, Georgia, Ian Bridgeforth is the Founder and Executive Director of Georgia Shift, an organization giving in marginalized young people a seat at the table of democracy. Raised in Augusta, Georgia, he leads the only organization in the state solely dedicated to building independent political power for young people. Prior to starting Georgia Shift, Ian received his B.A. in Mass Communications and led digital campaigns for local and national nonprofit organizations.
He is currently pursuing his M.A. in Design Management from the Savannah College of Art & Design. When he’s not raising money and investing in young people, he binging Netflix and Hulu or enjoying the outdoors.