Articles by Sherry Jordan
About Sherry Jordan
Sherry Jordan is the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Edmond Chamber of Commerce. Sherry was promoted to this position in September 2016 and has served in several roles during her 15 years at the Edmond Chamber. Sherry has been the leader for the Chamber’s accreditation process in 2005, 2010 and 2015 which culminated in a 5-star rating. While there are over 8,000 chambers in the US, the Edmond Chamber is one of only 105 chambers to achieve this rating.
Sherry and her husband Brad have been married for 30 years and are parents to two daughters. Taylor is a teacher in Edmond Public Schools and Bailey is currently in medical school at the University of Oklahoma.
Work-life balance has become a huge topic of conversation in the last decade across generations. Recent studies show 72% of people consider work-life balance when job searching, and companies with a positive work-life balance have 25% less employee turnover. But, how do people achieve this precarious balance in the era of Zoom calls, constant notifications, and non-stop busyness?Read More
For many organizations, including the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, fundraising is an important revenue stream to continue providing services, resources, and opportunities to the community. After years of auctions and membership drives, the Edmond Chamber decided to try something new in 2017 and explore alternative ways to engage donors and members, leading to the launch of Edmond’s Dancing with the Stars.Read More
Edmond continues to grow and improve not only in opportunity and population but construction as well. Our community has seen a 15% increase in population in only ten years. The fast-paced increase of traffic coupled with long construction times and unpredictable Oklahoma weather make it difficult to match the speed of road improvements with the speed of population growth.Read More
Oklahoma legislators officially adjourned at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 28, marking the end of the first legislative session post-COVID. There were many new bills approved, as well as programs, budgets, and incentives to support local businesses. State Budget The biggest (and most time-consuming) responsibility of the state legislature is to create and approve the…Read More
As our city continues to grow, it’s crucial to support and prioritize strong schools. Over the past year, we’ve seen the importance of quality education for our students, and the upcoming 2021 Edmond Public Schools bond issue allows us to continue providing excellent schooling and investing in the next generation of leaders in our community.…Read More
For many years, the City of Edmond has been known and recognized for its outstanding education. Most people immediately think of traditional K-12 classrooms at Edmond Public Schools or higher education at the University of Central Oklahoma. Still, there is another irreplaceable source of learning and economic development for our community: Career and Technical Education.…Read More
Running a small business is not for the faint of heart. Businesses in Edmond are working hard to operate safely and to keep their employees and their customers healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, a lot has changed since the pandemic hit. Instead of continuing to focus on the success and growth of their…Read More
With June quickly approaching, it’s clear that residents are feeling more comfortable stepping out of their homes and into retail and restaurant establishments. As businesses begin to open their doors, it’s more important than ever to support the businesses who make our community unique. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Small businesses…Read More