Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel
Jordan Powers joined Centennial Securities in 2016 after gaining extensive experience through a variety of roles in the financial services industry. Immediately prior to Centennial, Jordan spent three years as Product Specialist & Counsel for a transaction risk management and financial consulting company.
Additionally, Jordan served as a Senior Analyst and Subject Matter Expert for an international financial consulting company headquartered in Washington, D.C., where he concentrated on counseling large financial institutions on complying with regulations promulgated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Both experiences left Jordan with an in-depth understanding of financial markets and the facilitation of financial transactions.
Graduating with cum laude honors, Jordan has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science with a minor in legal studies. He also received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Currently, Jordan holds the following securities licenses:
• Series 7 – Registered Securities Representative
• Series 66 – Uniform Investment Advisor
• Series 52 – Municipal Securities Representative
• Series 53 – Municipal Securities Principal
• Series 24 – General Securities Principal
• Series 28 – Financial and Operations Principal
Whether advising clients on regulatory compliance matters or wealth management strategies, Jordan enjoys dissecting complex information and market data, explaining the concepts in ways that others can easily understand, and making recommendations regarding how to develop a plan of action for the betterment of his clients. Jordan is passionate about providing sound, cost-effective solutions that allow clients to mitigate risk, plan for the future, and achieve peace of mind.
Jordan lives in Grand Rapids with his wife and two children. In their free time, they enjoy going for hikes and bike rides. Jordan also enjoys running, reading, and woodworking.