about

Official Bio

Jordan Johnson is an accomplished performer and a serial entrepreneur, having created and sold his first business by the time he turned sixteen. Other successful business ventures followed as Jordan was completing his studies in Business Administration at Pepperdine and Chapman University.

Jordan is currently an Equity Portfolio Manager and the Director of Alternative Investments in the Janes Financial Center Residency Program at Chapman University, where he is studying for his MBA. Jordan also works as the Business Development and Finance Specialist at the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship, where he assists startups in the incubation and acceleration phases with company valuations and financial forecasts, and provide consulting services for business plan development and implementation, investment pitch decks, and presentations.

Prior to his involvement with the entrepreneurship center, Jordan launched and successfully exited two tech and entertainment related startups. Through a new initiative with the Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Dodge College — dubbed the “Entertainment Launch Labs” — Jordan has become the go-to for business development and financial services for entrepreneurs looking to start an entertainment-related firm or raise funds for media-related projects.

Aside from his expertise in business development and entrepreneurship, Jordan brings a wealth of experience in entertainment marketing, new product development, financial analysis and valuation, and data analytics.


skills

Top Areas of Expertise


resume

My career


Education

August 2014
Present
Chapman University
Argyros School of Business & Economics
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Emphasis: Finance

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January 2012
May 2014
Chapman University
Argyros School of Business & Economics
Major: Business Administration - Emphasis: Finance, Minor: Integrated Media Design

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January 2009
December 2010
Pepperdine University
Seaver College
Business & Advertising

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Experience

April 2016
Present
Axellium
Principal Consultant
Los Angeles, CA and Newport Beach, CA

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March 2016
Present
Black Swan Advisors
Financial Analyst
Newport Beach, CA

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May 2015
September 2015
Swell Investing
Financial Analyst & Consultant
Newport Beach, CA

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January 2015
May 2015
Pacific Life / Pacific Asset Management
Financial Analyst & Consultant
Newport Beach, CA

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May 2015
December 2015
GoVyrl, Inc.
Business Consultant
Mission Viejo, CA

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July 2014
December 2015
HID Global
Consultant
Irvine, CA

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