About Me

My background includes work in hospitality, real estate, and publishing, in the for-profit and not-for-profit world. Through these experiences, I have learned how to navigate unique market places and have used those skills to get new projects off the ground. I look forward to doing the same for your new venture.

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Jordan Ian Gary

I am a dedicated and entrepreneurial business manager that brings years of experience not only as an employee but as a business owner. I work well under pressure and can navigate tight deadlines. I also know how to rally a team around a common goal for a successful outcome.

Skills

I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want... but what I do have is a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me an excellent candidate for people like you.

HTML5

85%

CSS

75%

Node.js

85%

JQuery

90%

WEB DEVELOPMENT

HTML

Developed HTML5 websites using clean and concise code.

CSS

Designed stylish and easy-to-use sites with animation elements and media queries using CSS3 with a focus on creating appealing and mobile-friendly sites..

JAVASCRIPT

Extensive work with the jQuery library as well as AJAX and JSON objects throughout a series of deployments.

MANAGEMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Over 10 years of event planning and operations management experience bringing projects from conception to deliver.

DECISION MAKING

Using a methodical approach to problem solving, I excel at factoring potential pitfalls in to potential solutions to reason through tough decisions.

EFFICIENCY

One of my strengths is determining which processes can be made more efficient without a loss of quality or value.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

BUDGETING

Whether for an event, sales department, or fiscal year, I know how to create realistic budgeting goals and hot to manage a project within those constraints.

CLIENT RELATIONS

Whether answering client inquiries in a timely manner, identifying communication methods, or assessing a client’s goals, I value being responsive to clients and building a productive client relationship.

MARKETING

As a publisher in the digital age, I have insight into how to capture the attention of an audience over a multitude of mediums.

Education

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”
― Thomas Paine

DePaul University, College of Computing & Digital Media

Master of Product Innovation & Computing
2016 - Nov. 2019 (expected)

The Master of Science in product innovation is offered through the School of Computing in the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) with some coursework taken from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (KGSB). This STEM degree incorporates the innovation and entrepreneurship processes with computer science, allows students in the program to recognize broader issues in technology-related problems, and understand the business constraints affecting this technology.

Northwestern University, School of Professional Studies

Full Stack Web Development Certificate
Jan. 2018 - April 2018

An intensive Bootcamp dedicated to designing and building web applications. Skills learned include HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Database Theory, Bookshelf.js, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Git and Python.

Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business

Bachelor of Sciences, Management Systems
2001 - 2004

The Gabelli School offers an education not only in management, but also in strong leadership. The management coursework is training in good decision-making and in how to work well with people, no matter what their background. Students are fluent in management techniques and able to respond well under pressure and to handle difficult business situations with finesse.

"I have watched Jordan exhibit his enviable leadership skills in many diverse and challenging circumstances and job roles. His can-do, team-spirited attitude has catapulted him from intern to department manager in a few short years. I value Jordan's work, ideas, and drive and am proud to know him and recommend him."" Carolyn Carniaux, CMP,
Project Manager at Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
"Jordan has been a client of The Complete Package, Inc. for the past seven years. Our dealings with him have always been extremely professional and he is our dream buyer – focused, knowledgeable, flexible and extremely appreciative of our efforts on his behalf. Jordan knows the worth of networking, the value of hard work and the sense to know how to make visions a reality." Linda Rubin,
President of The Complete Package, Inc.

Contact

Whether you are looking to hire, seek or give advice, or expand your network, I'd love to hear from you.

My Contact Info

If you'd like to connect on an upcoming project, you can reach me at any of the methods below: