Possessing more than four decades of experience in military service, consulting, and business administration, Martha Jordan, DBA, has lived by her mantra, “Believe in yourself,” throughout her career. Since 2016, she has excelled as the president of C-level leadership and interim management at the eponymous Jordan Consulting Services, LLC. Specializing in supply chain management, contract negotiation, and customer acquisition, Dr. Jordan is well-regarded in the industry for her business acumen and tenacity. She previously served as the chief operating officer of the Jordan Acquisition Group, LLC, between 2003 and 2014 and as the principal of JMS, LCC, between 2001 and 2003.
Earlier in her career, Dr. Jordan thrived in administrative and consulting positions, having served as a senior BP consultant to Whitman-Hart from 1996 to 2001 and as a special projects manager and an operations manager for Reynolds Wheels International, a division of Reynolds Metal, from 1994 to 1995. Likewise, she was an operations manager for G.C. Thorsen, Inc., part of GC Electronics, between 1991 and 1995, having formerly lent her expertise to Klein Tools as a production and inventory control manager from 1986 to 1987. She served in the same capacity for Vaco Products between 1982 and 1986. Dr. Jordan commenced her career in the United States Air Force, serving as a jet engine technician for four years.
To prepare for her illustrious career, Dr. Jordan pursued higher education, having first attended Clemson University. She received a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1991. Thereafter, she earned a Master of Business Administration in 2014 and a Doctor of Business Administration in business leadership and strategy, change management, and M&A integration in 2019, both from Walden University. In addition, Dr. Jordan completed coursework at The Wharton School in corporate governance in 2022.
Dr. Jordan attributes much of her success to the support and encouragement of her husband, Paul, children, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Although she has experienced many career achievements, she is particularly proud of leveraging her innovative mindset to find suitable work following her tenure in the military. In this regard, she is grateful for her ability to climb the corporate ladder and experience all levels of how organizations work.
Looking toward the future, Dr. Jordan aims to help small businesses thrive by continuing to improve their operations procedures. In her leisure time, she enjoys making stained glass and crocheting.