Darlene Jordan is the Executive Director of the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation, a nonprofit organization named for her husband that supports education, health and youth services, and the arts. In 2012, she was awarded the Fordham Founder's Award, honoring her outstanding philanthropic commitment to her Alma Mater, Fordham University. She is a member of Fordham's Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Fordham's successful $500 million Campaign. She currently serves on Fordham's Executive Committee and is Chair of the Development and University Relations Committee and Co-Chair of the Financial Aid Campaign.
Darlene served as a National Finance Co-Chair for Mitt Romney for President in 2008 and 2012. She also served as the State Finance Chair for Governor Rick Scott's re-election campaign in 2014. She is a Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and the Steppingstone Foundation. She serves as a Member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Darlene is a trustee of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach and Oxbridge Academy.
Darlene is a former Assistant Attorney General for the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, where she served in the Insurance Fraud Division from 1996 to 1999. Previously, she was an Assistant District Attorney in the Norfolk District Attorney's office, from 1991 through 1996. She managed the DA's office in the Stoughton District Court and was responsible for all cases originating from the five surrounding towns. In addition, she implemented and managed a new one-tier trial system in the Dedham District Court, supervised student prosecutors, and assisted in the management of the Dedham Juvenile District Court.
Darlene received her Bachelor of Arts in 1989 from Fordham University and her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in 1992. She has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar since 1992 and the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts since 1993. Darlene and her husband Jerry live in Palm Beach, FL and Boston, MA with their daughter Charlotte.