It is with great excitement that I announce the addition of Jordan Wahlstrom as Assistant Director on the Executive Events & Stewardship team. Jordan started with the University on Monday, July 23.
In her role as Assistant Director, Jordan will work closely with members of the Executive Events team and partners across campus on the registration and planning process for Advisory Council Weekends. She will also assist with groundbreaking and dedications. Additionally, Jordan will be responsible for planning and executing a variety of events throughout the year, including events such as the President’s Holiday Prayer Service and Reception, Community Leaders’ Breakfast, Welcome Weekend events, and Presidential Forums. Jordan will also serve as a graphic designer to the team.
As the head of Marketing and Graphic Design for Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve (Niles, MI) for the past four years, Jordan has been responsible to plan, organize, and execute initiatives that connect donors, members, and the community to Fernwood. In this capacity, Jordan has coordinated fundraising events, designed print promotions, cultivated relationships with local businesses, and led travel programs with Fernwood members and friends.
Jordan has worked with a wide variety of graphic design mediums, including ads, banners, brochures, newsletters, posters, flyers, invitations, programs, and forms. In addition to creating print media, Jordan has managed Fernwood’s social media pages and website, ensuring that Fernwood’s online presence is engaging and informative.
Since 2012, Jordan has also owned and operated JN Design & Photography. A graduate of Grand Valley State University, Jordan holds a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations Writing.
Please join me in warmly welcoming Jordan Wahlstrom to the Special Events & Stewardship team.