Jerry L. Jordan

Jerry L. Jordan was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for eleven years, served as a member of President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisors in the first two years, and was also a member of the US Gold Commission.  He served as chief economist for two commercial banks and as dean and professor of economics at the University of New Mexico. Jordan began his professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, where his last position was senior vice president and director of research.  Professionally, he is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society and a senior fellow of the Fraser Institute. In addition, he is a past president of the Association for Private Enterprise Economics, as well as past president and director of the National Association of Business Economists. Jordan holds a PhD in economics from UCLA and honorary doctorates from Denison University, Capital University, and Universidad Francisco Marroquin.