Jordan Burton is the founder of Burton Advisors and has led Vector's Human Capital initiatives as part of the Value Creation Team since 2014. During due diligence, he assesses management teams to understand their team and organizational dynamics. After an investment is made, Jordan works closely with Vector's portfolio companies in executive assessment, feedback, coaching, and organizational change initiatives. He also supports Vector's internal hiring efforts and assists in expanding its network of executives and advisors.
Prior to launching Burton Advisors, Jordan was a Partner at ghSMART & Company, a boutique talent and leadership advisory firm. In his 6+ years with the firm, Jordan served corporate and private equity clients in the areas of executive assessment, training, coaching, and organizational effectiveness. Before ghSMART, Jordan was a Case Team Leader in Bain & Company's San Francisco office, where he focused primarily on private equity and technology engagements over his 5-year tenure with the firm. Prior to Bain, Jordan was an entrepreneur and led Business Development for a high-growth government software provider in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jordan holds an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and BA degrees with honors in Philosophy and Economics from Duke University.