Jordan Rickard

Senior Strategic Change Consultant & Employee Owner

Jordan Rickard

Alma Mater
Asbury University

Where He Shines

Jordan is a strategic thinker and excellent communicator helping people and organizations navigate strategic change to become more effective, creative, and sustainable. He sees potential and finds ways to bring it to life. He enables positive results by leading, collaborating, and positively influencing colleagues and clients alike. He believes intentionality and curiosity are essential attributes to high performing change leaders.

An Unlikely Path

Jordan was originally a pastor of a faith community. He says he learned a lot about leading people by demonstrating care and connecting with their values and aspirations.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining TiER1, Jordan spent 9 years leading strategic change and communication efforts for nonprofit organizations in education, social service, and international development. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in theology and is currently studying learning and organizational change at Northwestern University. Jordan has worn many hats, including sales and business development, marketing and communication, copy writing, project management, leadership development, strategic planning, and business process improvement.

How He’ll Surprise You

Jordan believes if you are intentional and curious, you’ll have few regrets. He also thinks everything has to do with evolutionary biology.

Fun Fact

Before TiER1, Jordan lived in Seattle for seven years and adored the weather.
He loves to read, write, travel (18 countries and counting), ride his bike, grow vegetables, watch soccer, and spend time with his wife, Kate, and two wonderful children, Eliana and Owen.
He can’t live without a long walk, coffee, and Naked and Afraid. His exact words are “You can learn a lot about leadership, teamwork, and vulnerability by watching Naked and Afraid on the Discovery Channel – I’m not kidding.”