Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:05 am
Jackie Jordan, president & co-founder of Barkley Ventures Inc., and Central Bark Doggy Daycare, West Allis
Name: Jackie Jordan
Company: Barkley Ventures Inc./Central Bark Doggy Daycare.
Company address: 836 S. 60th St. West Allis, WI 53214
Company web site: www.centralbarkusa.com
Industry: Pet care
Education: B.S. in sociology; minor in business administration; and A.S. in veterinary science
Family: Husband, Jeff; daughter, Izabella; and three dogs and one cat.
Hobbies and Interests: "Animals! And playing with all the kids outside – four-legged and two-legged."
Favorite movie: "50 First Dates."("My husband took me to it on Valentine’s Day, when it first came out. I’m a romantic at heart!"
Favorite musician/band: Dan Fogelberg and James Taylor for folk music.
Favorite place to visit/vacation: "I love to travel and have done quite a bit of it in my life. I tend to go to unusual places. My favorite place was East Africa. The animals are so amazing and majestic! I have also spent a significant amount of time in South and Central America where I find the people to be so warm and such a wonderful culture. We adopted our daughter from Guatemala for this reason."
Favorite local restaurant: "Taste of India in Brookfield."
Words to live by: "Live life to its fullest!"
What is your core philosophy for doing business? "Treat others as I would like to be treated and value your employees. They can either make or break you."
Who is your role model and why? "My mother was my main role model in life. She was a working professional woman who raised five children. She was someone you could trust, who would support you even if she didn’t agree, and she was intelligent and fun."