Ian Anderson grew up in Cache Valley, Utah. He served as a missionary in the Tiranë, Albania mission from 2011 to 2013. Ian attended Utah State University, graduating with a B.A. in international studies and M.Ed. in university administration. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech studying university administration. Ian has a deep connection with and love for the Albanian people, food, and countryside. He has returned to Albania as an intern with the U.S. Department of State, a university recruiter, and many times with family and friends. He is excited to learn and serve with the foundation and share his love of Albania with the world.