Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Stephen Jordan is senior vice president and executive director of the Business Civic Leadership Center, and has served in this capacity since the organization's founding as the Center for Corporate Citizenship (CCC) in May 2000.
Stephen leads BCLC's engagement with a broad spectrum of companies and chambers of commerce in the United States and overseas. He has produced numerous conferences, policy papers, and other projects and programs related to the fields of corporate citizenship, business and society relations, global development, education, disaster assistance, military quality of life, critical infrastructure protection, homeland security, and public-private partnerships. Some of the most notable coalitions he has played a role in launching include the Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security, the National Cyber Safety Alliance, Business Strengthening America, and the U.S. Business Education Network.
In addition to his work at BCLC, Stephen currently serves on the U.S. National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Board of Governors of the Corporate Responsibility Officers' (CRO) Association, and the New World Institute. Stephen is also a Caux Round Table fellow.
Stephen also serves on the selection committees for the National Governors Association Public-Private Partnership Awards and the U.S. Conference of Mayors Public-Private Partnership Awards.
Previously, Stephen served as executive director of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America from 1997 to 1999. In the private sector, he has worked in the publishing industry and has a background in strategy, marketing, and new product development. He began his professional career as a legislative assistant for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Stephen holds an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.A. in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia, with accompanying academic honors from both institutions. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2013