NoMI Brand Ambassdor “Class of 2012′ – Juanita Jordan

Juanita Vanoy Jordan is President of Vanoy Jordan Enterprises, LLC, the parent company that oversees her numerous business endeavors.

She was co-founder of The Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund, where she was responsible for directing the Jordan family’s charitable contributions.  Through her philanthropic endeavors, she continues to support numerous educational organizations and is a founding member of The Chairman’s Circle of Columbia College of Chicago.

Easter Seals Society of Metropolitan Chicago, Ronald McDonald House and The Rotary Club of Chicago have recognized Juanita for her generous philanthropic support and dedication to improving the quality of life for children and persons with disabilities.

She is a former Cultural Columnist for Copley Newspapers and television host of CHICAGOVISION, a local cable network show that featured Chicago’s major cultural attractions.

Vogue Magazine has named her a member of “The Vogue 100,” a group of influential business and civic leaders recognized for their distinctive taste in fashion and culture

She has served on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Children’s Museum,

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois, The White House Endowment Fund, and currently serves on the National Council of The American Film Institute.

Juanita is an Illinois licensed Real Estate Broker.  She enjoys traveling and is an avid collector of art.  She grew up in Chicago and continues to reside there.  She is the proud mother of three children.

Get to know Juanita a little better:

Name:  Juanita Vanoy Jordan

Title:   President, Vanoy Jordan Enterprises, LLC

Sign:   Gemini

Neighborhood:  River North

Favorite Band/Artist:  Prince

Red, white, or bubbly?  Red and Bubbly

What is your signature dish for a backyard barbeque? Ribs, spaghetti, baked beans and cole slaw

To give back (community involvement/philanthropic efforts): As co-founder of The Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund, she was responsible for directing the Jordan family’s charitable contributions.  Through her philanthropic endeavors, she continues to support numerous educational organizations and is a founding member of The Chairman’s Circle of Columbia College of Chicago.

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