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Hamilton Jordan

Hamilton Jordan directed Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign and served under President Carter as the youngest chief of staff in presidential history.  He is also a three time cancer survivor and a powerful patient advocate.  Jordan detailed his personal struggles with cancer in the memoir No Such Thing as a Bad Day

Jordan his since been an investor, advisor, and board member of a variety of successful companies and start-ups.   He founded the men's professional tennis tour (ATP Tour) and is co-founder of "Touchdown Jacksonville," which would become the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. Jordan is a member of the board of visitors of Emory University and is the Founder and Co-Chair of the Georgia Cancer Coalition.  He serves on the board of the Brady Clinic of Johns Hopkins University and is a member the Lance Armstrong Foundation Board of Directors.  Jordan’s best selling book, Crisis, recounts the secret negotiations that eventually led to the release of the American hostages in Iran during the waning days of the Carter administration.  In addition to his success as an author, Jordan is also a sought after motivational speaker.

Jordan lives with his wife, Dorothy (the founder of Camp Sunshine, a nationally recognized camp for children with cancer), and their three children in Atlanta.
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