Jordan’s parents immigrated from Cuba and started Zahlene Enterprises in 1982. When his father was killed in a job-site accident, Jordan went to Florida International University to study civil engineering in order to be able to run the company. He has since grown the company into a successful site and civil contractor, and holds a key leadership role in setting the strategic direction of the organization.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Florida International University.
Professional accomplishments: Led the firm through a challenging market marked by exponential growth.
Off the clock: Fishing, snowboarding, and traveling.
Favorite book: “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by Stephen Covey, made me see life and business in a whole new way.