Maureen Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a Law Degree (Honours) and has carved a niche in business to balance her world of work and family.
Her company, the Switzer Group, owns divisions in media and content publishing, financial services and business coaching. She also owns the brand RUSSH Magazineand its associated digital assets.
Throughout her 20-year career in publishing, Maureen has held Editor-in-Chief roles for esteemed publications such as Charter Magazine for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has authored several books. These include: WomenEntrepreneurs, which she wrote for the Federal Office of Women; Small Business Start Up Guide published by Allen & Unwin; and Finding And Managing Your Mortgage, Wiley Publishing.
As group publisher of Switzer Media and Publishing, Maureen has initiated and managed the publication of specialty books, magazines and content for some of the country’s leading organisations.
Clients include Optus, Mortgage & Finance Industry Association, IBM, Hewlett Packard, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Telstra, AMP, IP Australia, Yahoo 7, the University of New South Wales and law firm Griffith Hack.
Such is Maureen’s commitment to business that in 1996 she was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame in Melbourne, as well as being a finalist in Sydney Business Review’s Business Woman of the Year 2003.
Early in her career, Maureen taught in the secondary school system (public and private), as well as at the University of New South Wales.
Maureen’s knowledge of small business and the economy, combined with her legal skills, has enabled her to not only put a firm footing under her own long-established business, but it has also given her the credibility to assist others.