Irv Katz is president-emeritus of the National Human Services Assembly and president of Civic Sector Strategies. He recently shifted to consulting after a career that included terms as president of the National Human Services Assembly and National Assembly Business Services, group vice president for community impact at United Way of America, president of United Way of Central Indiana, executive director of the Community Service Council of Metropolitan Indianapolis, and executive director of the historic Concord Center in Indianapolis.
Katz has a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in social work from Indiana University and has participated in executive education programs under the auspices of the University of Chicago School of Service Administration and the School of Business at Harvard University. Katz is considered a leader in human services and the nonprofit sector, with honors including the Sagamore of the Wabash conferred by the Governor of the State of Indiana and has been recognized for several successive years as one of the Nonprofit Power & Influence 50 by the NonProfit Times. Katz is cited as a resource on nonprofit and human service matters by the nonprofit and general press and contributes to the Huffington Post Impact Blog.