Leadership

Thomas Jordan

Thomas J. Jordan is Named to CCC Board of Directors for Eastern U.S. & Canada

President Stephen E. Bittner, CCCE,CCE with the unanimous support of the Catholic Cemetery Conference Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas J. Jordan of the Palm Beach Diocese to serve the remaining term of the recently vacated board position of At-Large Director, Eastern Region per our CCC by-laws.

Tom has served as Administrator of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery of the Diocese of Palm Beach, in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, since July of 2009. He came to this ministry by way of recommendation by a priest friend and as an answer to his prayers for more meaning in his career. While the cemetery ministry was a new challenge, Tom has found that all of his professional experiences have been applicable to his role as cemetery manager. Tom is an accredited Investor and was a Founding Member of Emerging Growth Companies (EGC), a consulting company to private and newly-public enterprises. Tom has over 16 years of experience in Logistics and Operations Management with Emery Worldwide and United Parcel Service and an entrepreneurial background in residential real estate and construction projects.

Since becoming Administrator of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Tom has overseen the successful implementation of numerous programs and projects realizing a 235% increase in interments and a 400% increase in gross revenues; establishing sustained self-sufficiency and reversing a history of budget deficits.

Tom has been married to Bridget for over 26 years and has three daughters, aged 19, 22, and 24. He has been active in men’s ministry for over 12 years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic Men for Jesus Christ of Florida. Tom has been involved in youth ministry at Holy Spirit parish since 2011, serves as a lector, and is Chairperson of the Finance Council. When time is available, Tom likes to socialize with family and close friends, read, and enjoy the outdoors.


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