Jordan Bearden is the Senior Manager of Corporate and Community Affairs for the Runway Group, where she is responsible for spearheading business recruitment and economic development initiatives for Bentonville, Arkansas, with a specific focus on cultivating entrepreneurship and investments in the outdoor recreation economy, cycling industry, and emerging technologies.
She brings over a decade of experience in government affairs, consulting and public service at the state and federal level. Prior to joining Runway, Jordan served five years in the office of then-Governor Asa Hutchinson, on the government affairs team at BGR Group, a bipartisan lobbying and communications firm in Washington, D.C. and in the office of U.S. Congressman Steve Womack.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with concentrations in Marketing and Economics from the University of Arkansas. Outside of the office, Jordan enjoys spending time with family, traveling with her partner and hiking with their two dogs, Georgia and Oscar.