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Mountain States Spotlight with Jordan Linkow

  • February 25, 2014

Mountain States Regional Board Member and Sturm Fellows Co-Chair Jordan Linkow, a fourth-generation native of Denver, talks with ADL about his passions for family, sports, and making the world a better place.

How did you first become involved in ADL?

[Former Regional Director] Bruce DeBoskey encouraged me to apply for the Partners Program, now the Robert B. Sturm Mountain States Leadership Fellows Program.

What do you do in your professional life?

I am the President of Nectar Equities, LLC an opportunistic investment fund focused primarily in real estate.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A pilot

What’s your favorite holiday?

My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I love spending time with my amazing family while bonding over food.

What’s a special place you have visited?

Pebble Beach. It’s a bucket list trip for any avid golfer.

What’s one thing every person should know or experience?

I think every person should experience Israel. It is an incredibly special and unique place.

What teacher or class stands out to you the most in your education and why?

The class and teacher that stand out the most is Larry Plummer and Entrepreneurial Environments. Without the course and Larry’s guidance, I wouldn’t have pursued the path I am on today.

Where can we find you when you’re not working?

When I’m not working, I am golfing or attending Bronco games with my dad, fly fishing or skiing with friends and family.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

My family

If you had to teach something, what would you teach?


What’s a story that immediately pops into your mind about a defining or significant moment for you?

Walking into and out of Auschwitz-Birkenau holding hands with my cousin Alyce Blum. It was one of the most defining moments not only to honor everyone that never had the opportunity but also to show the incredible resiliency of the Jewish people and the human spirit.

Complete this sentence: For me, the ADL is …

Our best road to a brighter and more equal future.

How do you envision ADL’s Centennial Theme Imagine a World Without Hate?

I envision Imagine a World Without Hate as a platform for dialogue and action that leads current and future generations to improve the world.