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Darlene Luccio Jordan

Darlene Luccio Jordan is the Executive Director of the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation, a nonprofit organization named for her husband that supports education, health and medical research, 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. Governor Jordan served as a National Finance Co-Chair for Mitt Romney for President in 2008 and 2012. In 2014, she was the State Finance Chair for Governor Rick Scott’s successful Gubernatorial re-election campaign and raised $101 million and in 2018, she served as the Finance Chair for Rick Scott’s successful race for Senate. Governor Jordan 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. 

Governor Jordan 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.

In April 2016, Governor Jordan was appointed to the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida where she is the Chair of Academic and Student Affairs and Vice Chair of Academic and Research Excellence. In March 2017, she was appointed to the Constitution Revision Commission of the State of Florida. Governor Jordan recently completed a 14-year term on the Fordham Board of Directors where she served as a member of the Executive Committee and was chair of the Development and University Relations Committee. She is the co-chair of the $175 million financial aid campaign and of the successfully completed $500 million comprehensive campaign.

Governor Jordan and her husband Jerry live in Palm Beach with their daughter Charlotte.