In his wide-ranging responsibilities as CFO, Jordan uses more than 20 years of financial management experience to drive major domestic and international growth for Pelican on three continents. Most recently, he played a key executive role in all Pelican acquisitions including Minnesota Thermal Science and Cool Logistics and the 200-million-dollar deal for Hardigg Industries.
Before being appointed CFO, Jordan served as Pelican’s Vice President of Finance where he was instrumental in the development and implementation of SOX compliance, controls and finance of the company’s global infrastructure.
Jordan is responsible for all Pelican corporate financial activities including strategic planning, budgeting, acquisitions, divestitures, financial reporting and consolidation. He is also in charge of the company’s continuing SAP ERP implementation, investor relations, treasury and cash management as well as process and controls improvement.
Before joining Pelican he served in several senior-level positions at high-technology and service oriented companies that include Korn/Ferry International, Futurestep, Inc., Hughes Electronics and KPMG LLP.
Previous career highlights include a successful completion of a $165 million IPO, a $3 billion acquisition and the planning and coordination of a $1.3 billion corporate restructuring.
Jordan holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 1983. After serving for six years on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, he currently serves as a Foundation advisor and holds membership in both the American Institute and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.