John W. Jordan II “Jay” is the Chairman Emeritus and Co-Founder of The Jordan Company.
Jay co-founded TJC in 1982. He has served on the board of directors of several portfolio companies. Prior to co-founding TJC, Jay spent nine years with Carl Marks & Co., Inc., a middle-market merchant bank. Jay is a Trustee Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame and he has served for 23 years as Chairman of its Investment Committee overseeing the endowment. He also serves as Chairman and CEO of The Jordan Family Foundation, a charitable enterprise.
Jay holds an AB degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and he attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.