This is Leadership On-Demand

See how our experience running and building organizations has shaped how we help companies connect with the best leaders around the globe today.

Why We Started InterimExecs

Organizations fail or triumph, all based on leadership.

Running businesses and helping other owners and management teams, we found time and again that leadership is at the core of how organizations succeed or, more often than not, fail. Did you know:

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of companies do not think their current leaders are capable of driving them into the future

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of well-formulated strategies fail due to poor execution

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of employees do not understand their organization’s strategy

  • It’s easy to lose your way
    Strapped for time and resources, sucked into the day-to-day grind, many owners and managers lose sight of the bigger picture and of ambitious goals. The end result is an organization lacking purpose, stuck in old thinking, or that hit a ceiling in their growth. It’s our mission to change that.
  • You shouldn’t have to do it alone.
    Through an on-demand model of leadership, top executives can be accessed on an interim, fractional or project basis to provide specialized expertise, leading an organization to higher ground. We have set out to be the best matchmaker in the world between companies and executives, sending in the right leadership to achieve bigger and better results.
  • We stand for great leadership.
    We have a passionate belief that great leaders improve companies, lives, communities, and make a lasting improvement in the world. These leaders must act with integrity and be held accountable for results. That’s where so few actually make the grade, and why we created the RED Team. Your company is a sacred trust and you deserve the best.

Our Values

We value integrity and accountability above any commercialism. We only work with E3 executives:

Eager

You jump to be of service where needed with a desire to do purposeful work. You want to have a positive impact in the lives of people, organizations, and communities and have fight in the game to seize even the toughest challenges.

Enterprising

You have a curiosity to uncover hidden opportunities, working relentlessly to perfect and up your game to dominate, pivot, expand, and grow. Anything but sit still! You desire to be a leader in your space and are not afraid to make decisions and take action.

Engaging

You want the best for the organization, team, and customers, and will ask the tough questions to assess the strengths and gaps in the organization. You collaborate with others who bring complementary expertise to achieve bigger results together.

Meet Our Founders

Robert Jordan

Founder & CEO

Robert Jordan has launched companies and helped other owners and investors build their companies for 25+ years. After founding the first Internet-coverage magazine in the world, Online Access, and landing on the Inc 500 list of fastest-growing companies, Jordan sold the magazine and began taking on interim CEO gigs. In 2007 he started an online network for interim executives and then co-founded InterimExecs, helping owners and investors with powerful leadership on demand through InterimExecs RED Team (Rapid Executive Deployment). Jordan is author of How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America, and publishing partner for Start With No, Jim Camp’s bestselling book on negotiation.

Olivia Wagner

Founder & President

Olivia Wagner co-founded InterimExecs and directs the organization, matching owners and investors with powerful leadership on demand through InterimExecs RED Team (Rapid Executive Deployment). Olivia previously built the interimCEOinterimCFO network from a home-grown website to a robust social network with thousands of members. She directed publication of various ebook, website, and marketing initiatives and edited How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America. In conjunction with the book Olivia led a national event series, the Entrepreneurial Bash, which drew hundreds of attendees and over 30 co-hosting organizations.

The InterimExecs Dream Team

InterimExecs would not be possible without a driven and dedicated team that make the magic happen!

The InterimExecs Dream Team

InterimExecs would not be possible without a driven and dedicated team that make the magic happen!