R. Marc Jordan, IOM, CCE, has been, until recently, the president and CEO of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and has served in that role since 2008. Prior to joining the North Myrtle Beach Chamber, Jordan spent time working for the United Way and other chambers of commerce throughout the southern states, including Norfolk VA, Raleigh NC, and Memphis TN.
Under his leadership, the North Myrtle Beach Chamber received 4-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber in 2009 and 5-star accreditation (the highest honor) from the U.S. Chamber in 2014. The North Myrtle Beach Chamber is one of only eight accredited chambers in South Carolina.
Jordan has held numerous volunteer leadership positions throughout his career. These positions include chairman of the Metro Cities Council and chair-elect for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). He relinquished his pending chairman’s position while awaiting a heart transplant and eventually returned to his adopted home of Lynchburg, Virginia. Jordan was also recognized by his peers as Chamber Executive of the Year in North Carolina and most recently as Chamber Executive of the Year in South Carolina. He has also served as president of his state associations in TN and NC.
In August of 2006, Marc was presented the Life Member Award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the highest award bestowed by the association, for Marc’s leadership and contributions as a chamber professional over his 40-year chamber career.
Marc and his wife Vicki reside in North Myrtle Beach; have three grown children and two grandchildren.