TANCon2009 - December 2009 - Virgin Territories: A New Market for Innovative Investment
The African Network
  Speakers
Idris Mohammed
Jerome Okolo
Wilfred Sam-King
Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie
Jacqueline Musiitwa
Chrystabel Davis
AJ Patel
Frederick E. Jordan
Ronald Tamale
Beatrice Chaytor
Kojo Appiah
Eric Kacou
Bimbola Carrol
Omar Arouna
Katrina Manson
Leostan Ekeh
Daniel Makokera
Eric M.K. Osiakwan
Tricia Chirumbole
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
Dr Ramadjita Tabo
Conrad Coyanda Parkzes
Marvin Larbi-Yeboa
Leah Mansaray
David Awuah-Darko
Sanyade Okoli
Mahmoud Idriss
Jörgen Sandström
Omar Arouna
Victor E. Williams
Dr. Richard N. Hayes
Dr. Anthony Osa Oboh
Manilius Garber
Nannette Cutliff
Ariff Shamji
Ronald Harvey
Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani
Gordon Williams
Michael A. T. Kalainkay
Ambrose Obioha Chinagorom
David Jeromin
Millicent Hamilton-Hazeley
Charles Veach
Ladi Okuneye
Folabi Esan
Joe Demby
Tom Carines
Roy Willis
Alfred Fawundu Snr.
Evelyn Lewis
Bolaji Olutade

 

Frederick E. Jordan

President
F.E. Jordan & Associates

 

Fred Jordan is a civil engineer, structural engineer, environmental engineer, construction manager, real estate developer and hedge fund manager.  He is the co-founder of the first African American Civil Engineering and Construction Management firm in the western part of the US,  directing the planning, design and construction management of buildings, bridges, highways, streets, water and wastewater systems, ports and harbors, airports, transit systems and environmental projects.  F. E. Jordan Associates, Inc. has completed over 1,000 projects in the Western US, Africa and Central America, garnering over 45 local, state and national awards for business and engineering excellence.   Jordan holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil engineering from Howard University and Stanford University, respectively, and is a licensed professional engineer in California and 15 other states.

As a real estate developer, his joint venture with Carpenter & Co. and Starwood Hotels developed the St. Regis Hotel & Condominiums, San Francisco.  This development received the 2006 Bay Area’s Real Estate Awards of the Year for both hotel development and housing development, from the San Francisco Business Times. 

Serving as the President of the San Francisco Black/African American Chamber three separate times, the Chamber, under his leadership, co-founded the California Black Chamber of Commerce, the National Black Chamber, and the Greenlining Institute.  He has personally been a founding member of four other state and national organizations and four museums, including the Museum of the African Diaspora.  He has served as a San Francisco Commissioner and a California State Commissioner.  For 5 years each, he served as a Management and Technical Advisor to the California Earthquake Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D. C.  An ardent civil rights advocate, after leading the California business campaign against anti-affirmation Action State Proposition 209 in 1996, he wrote the book, “The Lynching of the American Dream.” 

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