John “Jay” Jordan II is the Chairman and Founding Partner of The Jordan Company.
Jay co-founded TJC in 1982. Prior to founding TJC, Jay spent nine years with Carl Marks & Co., Inc., a middle-market merchant bank. He currently serves on the board of directors of Gulfstream Services, Worldwide Clinical Trials and Young Innovations. Jay is a Trustee of the University of Notre Dame and serves as Chairman of its Investment and Finance Committee. He also serves on the boards of the Lyric Opera and Art Institute of Chicago, as well as many other community boards.
Jay holds an AB degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and he attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.