Gardiner W. Garrard, Jr.
Chairman of The Jordan Company
Mr. Garrard is the Chairman of the Board for The Jordan Company. Mr. Garrard came to work for The Jordan Company in 1974, and he served as the President of the company from 1975 until 2009.
Prior to working for The Jordan Company, Mr. Garrard served as a law clerk for the Honorable Griffin B. Bell, practiced law for a local firm in Columbus, Georgia and worked in the apartment development business.
Mr. Garrard currently serves on the board of Total System Services Inc. and previously served for 39 years on the board of Synovus Financial Corp. In addition to his corporate board service, Mr. Garrard has also served on the boards of many local charitable, civic and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Garrard attended Woodberry Forest School and earned his BA in English from the University of North Carolina and his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law.