Director of Development
Jordan Colvin serves as Warrior-Scholar Project's Director of Development. Jordan comes to Warrior-Scholar Project with expansive experience in nonprofit development and management, leaving her position as the Founder and Executive Director of the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans, a national trade association of veterans’ service organizations that work collectively to identify industry best-practices, support research, and make policy recommendations. Additionally, she represented several private and public companies in the technology and manufacturing industries through her consulting business, Coleman Government Affairs.
Jordan became engaged with veterans’ organizations while serving as Legislative Director for U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis (FL-06), where she managed an extensive policy portfolio, legislative staff, and achieved the most productive and successful legislative period for the Congressman during his run for the U.S. Senate, including authoring the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act of 2016 (H.R. 4764). Prior to working in the U.S. House, Jordan served as a policy advisor and investigator for the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee focusing on government agency oversight, fraud reduction, and efficiency. Previously, she held the role of Director of Outreach and Policy for FAIR Girls, a D.C.-based anti-human trafficking organization, which provides direct services to victims of trafficking.
Post college, Jordan served as an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington D.C., where she was selected to the Human Traffic Unit within the Narcotics and Special Investigations Division. In both investigative and undercover roles, Jordan worked directly with the FBI’s task force on human trafficking, Project Innocence Lost. Jordan holds a JD from the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia and a BA from George Washington University. She lives in Maryland with her husband, Jesse, a former Army Ranger, son Coleman, and rescue dog, Colonel (Ret.) Darby. Jordan’s brother is an Army combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and father served as a Navy Corpsman during the Vietnam War.