Sharon Sobol Jordan

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Name

Sharon Sobol Jordan

Affiliation

CEO, Unify Project

Location

Cleveland OH

Biography

Sharon Sobol Jordan is the County Executive's Chief of Staff for the administration, citing her extensive public, private and non-profit executive experience that includes running a large, effective organization, and her background in human services and her commitment to the community.

Jordan was the President and CEO of The Centers for Families and Children, a non-profit organization based in Cleveland. The Centers serves more than 21,000 individuals each year from 20 sites and community outreach programs across Greater Cleveland, and provides a diverse slate of services and opportunities from education to healthcare. Prior to her time at The Centers for Families and Children, Jordan was a partner with the Cleveland law firm Schneider, Smeltz, Ranney & LaFond.

She later served as law director and special counsel to former Cleveland Mayor Michael White, and later as the chief operating officer & general counsel of The Centers for Families and Children, where she ascended to her current position. In addition, Jordan currently serves on the boards of the MetroHealth System, Cleveland Transformation Alliance, The City Club of Cleveland Foundation, Medical Mutual of Ohio Charitable Foundation, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, and PolicyBridge.

Jordan was named the Nortech Innovative Leader of the Year, EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, Crain’s Woman of Note and YWCA Woman of Achievement.

Jordan earned her bachelor’s degree in public administration from Indiana University and her J.D. from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. She lives in Chagrin Falls with her husband David Wallace. They have three children.