Patrick Jordan serves as vice president of Enterprise Advisors at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Patrick leads the organization’s national advisory platform, delivering capacity building and technical assistance to state and local governments and their nonprofit partners. Over the past five years, the Advisors team has provided more than $40 million in capacity support to hundreds of communities and public agencies to foster innovation in housing and community development, program design, finance, operations, and strategic planning.
Patrick joined Enterprise in 2012 to manage the field work with Enterprise Advisors. He concurrently served as deputy executive director for the National Resource Network, which partners with American cities that are recovering from major economic challenges to help them identify and implement new and practical solutions on their path to economic recovery and growth, through on-the-ground support, peer networking activities, and access to on-demand online expertise.
Previously, Patrick worked in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He focused on national policy development incorporating local best practices into national models and building the capacity of distressed communities to understand and address their local housing markets.
Patrick began his career in community development after founding RE:HAB, Inc., a nonprofit community development corporation in Washington, D.C., and holds a law degree and certificate of public policy from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.