Senior Director
Center for Equity in Learning

Bringing a history of strong partnerships with schools, businesses and state education leaders,
Juan Garcia oversees the strategic partnerships for the Center for Equity in Learning at ACT. In his role he works with existing and new partnerships to fulfill ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success.

Prior to joining ACT, Mr. Garcia served as a champion of college access and readiness for the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN). As the Executive Director of ICAN, Mr. Garcia established relationships with school, district administration, state and local leaders, as well as other nonprofits to reach ALL students, ensuring that these students were aware of the support that was available to them for pursuit of higher education.

Prior to this work, Mr. Garcia led marketing and promotions for the launch of a new Spanish magazine published by Meredith Corporation and served as an Account Executive in Latin America for the Hispanic Marketing Division of Donnelley Marketing, Inc.

In 2015, Mr. Garcia received the award for Diversity and Inclusion from ACT, Inc. where he was nominated and selected among more than 1,300 compamy employees. In December 2016, Mr. Garcia graduated from the Harvard Business School program of Leadership Best Practices. Mr. Garcia is originally from Lima, Peru. Follow Juan on Twitter at @juang353.