Meet The Team
The voice of interim executives globally.
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. High multiple company sales and IPOs followed. In 2007 he started an online network for interim executives around the globe, expanding to 2,300 executives from 45 countries. Jordan 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 and audio on negotiation.
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 an online network for executives from a home-grown website into a robust social network with thousands of members from around the globe. She is co-author of Right Leader Right Time: Discover Your Leadership Style for a Winning Career and Company, which explores four unique leadership modes for success. 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 she led a national event series for entrepreneurs which drew hundreds of attendees and co-hosting organizations. Wagner is a Michigan native, recently making her way back to the Detroit area where she resides with her husband and son.
Paula Saban brings 25 years of success in the financial services industry to InterimExecs. As Development Director, Paula works closely with companies, private equity funds and top interim executives around the globe. She serves on the board of one of the largest non-traded real estate investment trusts in the US which invests primarily in retail properties around the country. Prior to InterimExecs she was Senior Vice President at Bank of America, and is part-owner in a family business since 1996.
Sher Downing joined InterimExecs as the Director of Client Engagement after a 17-year tenure in hospitality. She works with organizations to provide top interim leadership, seeks out new growth opportunities, and aligns with industry leaders and strategic partners. Sher worked for independent projects, premier hotel management and investment groups in every capacity from local to international business development. Although currently based in San Diego, she is a liaison for clients around the globe.
Tyler Meredith joined the InterimExecs team in 2022, and is a master at keeping the team and schedules organized while leading development and design of social media content. With a background in the performing arts world, Tyler is an actor and voice over artist. Her voice over client list includes work with Kitchenaid, Ragu, ACT Mouthwash, Google, Boost Mobile and several animation projects. She holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and the School at Steppenwolf.