Consulting Associate, CommunityNexus Consulting, LLC, Greenbelt, Maryland
Emmett V. Jordan has planned and implemented successful fundraising and communications programs on behalf of educational, healthcare, cultural, and social service organizations for more than 25 years.
These organizations include the Smithsonian Institution, University of Maryland-College Park, Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Plainfield Health Center, the United Negro College Fund, and Montclair State University.
Skilled in marketing, communications, and administration, Mr. Jordan has extensive experience conceptualizing and implementing leadership giving and major gift programs, corporate & foundation campaigns, workplace giving campaigns, special events (annual dinners, golf outings, walkathons, and telethons) and capital campaigns.
Mr. Jordan has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals since 1986. He has served on the Washington DC Chapter Board for six years and served as Vice President for Communications. He held the “CFRE” (Certification Fund Raising Executive) designation from AFP for 7 years.
Emmett Jordan studied liberal arts and music at Morehouse College and at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. He holds a degree in Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning.
As a volunteer, he is involved in numerous civic and community service projects. He has been a member of the Greenbelt Advisory Planning Board, Treasurer of the Greenbriar Condominium Association, a Prince Georges County Election Judge, and occasionally volunteers for the Greater Washington Urban League.
He is the current Chair of the Greenbelt Community Foundation and serves as an elected member of the Greenbelt, Maryland City Council as "Mayor Pro Tem".
Mr. Jordan is the principal and founder of Jordan Communications & Professional Services, a firm that provides integrated planning, marketing, and management services for nonprofits, associations, businesses, and government agencies.