Jordan Hayley Resume

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The White House, Executive Office of the President   Washington, DC                                    February 2020-Present

Title: External Relations Coordinator, Office of Presidential Personnel

  • Assist Senior leadership to secure Presidential appointments, including PAS, PA, NC-SES, and Schedule-C levels
  • Facilitate relations with various agencies and departments alongside Presidential Personnel Director to aid in advancing appointees through Presidential confirmation
  • Submit notifications on confirmed appointees to Capitol Hill in coordination with the Office of Legislative Affairs
  • Develop and facilitate relationships with Presidential appointees and key stakeholders within the White House

Senate Foreign Relations Committee  Washington, DC  Legislative Intern                                        May-August 2019                                                                                                    

  • Conducted legislative research on Iranian activity and the Authorized Use of Military Force
  • Drafted Memos and letters to the State Department on U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
  • Conducted research on Libya and Afghanistan, vis a vis conflict resolution
  • Worked closely with Senior staffers of the committee, in relation to Middle East, Military Affairs, and the United Nations

American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC)   Washington, DC Research Intern May-August 2018

  • Conducted foreign policy and national security research in conjunction with AFPC Senior Vice President, Ilan Berman
  • Conducted editorial and research assistance for AFPC’s Defense Technology: Nuclear Modernization Primer
  • Drafted publications for AFPC’s Global Islamism Monitor
  • Conducted research and edited the Senior VP’s book on the Global Movements of the Caliphate

Center for Family and Human Rights (C-fam)      Washington, DC                                                                       Research Intern June-August 2017

  • Conducted policy research focusing on international funding relative to the Mexico City Policy in defense of President Trump’s proposed budget
  • Worked closely with the Senior Vice President and Research Director that advised the UN on human rights issues

Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS)                                    Liberty University, Chapter, Founding President, April 2018-December 2019

  • Managed chapter dedicated to promoting U.S. national security interests
  • Coordinated events on campus, such as Dr. Michael Rubin at Liberty Convocation to discuss “U.S. Strategies Toward Iran”
  • Hosted SSG Eric Maddox, mastermind behind the capture of Saddam Hussein, at Liberty University Convo Select
  • Awarded Best Overall Chapter for Fall 2018 and Best New Chapter for 2019 by the National Parent Organization
  • Grew the chapter on Liberty’s campus from 20 members to over 200 members, in less than one year
  • Interacted and mediated with the National office, senior levels within Liberty’s administration, and students

College Republicans Liberty University, Special Events Coordinator January 2018-December 2019

  • Assisted the Chairman in bringing Virginia politicians to campus and managed the operational process of such events
  • Organized Virginia Senate Debates that Liberty University hosted

Kids4RTroops (former USO Kids)     Houston, Texas Founding President                     January 2008-January 2020

  • Worked in conjunction with the USO, Wounded Warrior Project, Blue/Gold Star Moms, Texas Sentinels Foundation Escorted President Bush 41 and President Bush 43 on sidelines of the Houston Texans Military Appreciation Game with 30 severely Wounded Warriors
  • Led group to special homecoming in El Campo for the 71St Battalion, the first military group to transfer power from the U.S. Coalition to the government of Iraq
  • Received 5,000 tickets from Houston Texans owner, Bob McNair, and hosted a meet and greet at the New Year’s Eve

Texas Bowl Game, where we served food to over 5,000 troops and their families at the “Salute Our Troops” tailgate

  • Started USO Kids Softball Team, honoring a fallen soldier at each tournament
  • Organized USO Kids to participate in the first-ever USO Telethon on KPRC local news
  • Organized Kids4RTroops to participate in the first annual Watermelon Walk/Run for the Fallen

Public Speaking Experience

  • Liberty University Convocation, 12,000 in audience and online viewership
  • Liberty University Veterans Day Convo select, over 600 in attendance
  • Presented speech to a European Union simulation, representing the President of Spain
  • NPR, All Things Considered Radio Show, interview for 2017 Presidential Inauguration
  • WBDJ 7 Roanoke, VA (CBS) interview, post Presidential Inauguration
  • Laura Ingraham Show interview, Values Voter Summit
  • Regular guest on Wings Over Eagles Military Radio Show on KSEV, broadcast to military bases worldwide
  • Live interview, KPRC (NBC) at the first-ever USO Telethon
  • Delivered speech to 300 United Services Organization (USO) donors at annual USO Appreciation Luncheon

Fundraising Experience                                    

  • Treasurer, Students Behind Our Military Club                                   Liberty University                                             August 2016-May 2018
  • Organized students and families to attend a Houston Fundraising Event for Dr. Ben Carson and personally raised $12,000


2019 Delegate to AHS Hamilton National Institute, Washington, DC  

  • Participated in round table discussions vis a vis U.S. history and national security, such as U.S. grand strategy, history of war with a focus on Clausewitz, advancing democracy abroad, and economic statecraft

2018 AHS Delegate to Reagan National Defense Forum, Simi Valley, California                                                                                            

  • Attended briefings from top U.S. Defense leaders, such as with General McMaster to discuss counter-terrorism strategies and Thomas Mahnken, CEO of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA), to discuss military readiness and U.S. capabilities to fight adversaries

2018 Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) Summer Fellow

  • Selected as 1 of 5 in the country for this fellowship

2019 National Research Paper Finalist, Council on Undergraduate

  • Presented research paper on the S. and Soviet Golden Ages of HUMINT Collection During the Cold War

2018 National Research Paper Finalist, Conference on Faith and History, Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Presented research paper on the Effectiveness of HUMINT in the Middle East to Combat Terrorism

2017 Young Historian Award, Liberty University History Department

2019 Participated, Israel Institute Honors Symposium

  • Participated in round table discussions and attended briefings on the role of Israel in the Middle East, its partnership with the United States, and a timeline of major historical events within or related to the State of Israel

2017 Participated, Hamilton Institute Seminar on National Security (WaPons), Washington, D.C

  • Participated in round table discussions and attended briefings on national security issues, such as the role of General Soleimani in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC)

Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society  August 2017-May 2020

  • Regional Research Paper Finalist

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society   January 2017-May 2020

Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Honor Society   January 2017-May 2020

2016 Graduated Second Baptist High School, Houston, Texas, Summa Cum Laude                                                                                                                   

2012 Distinguished Finalist “Spirit of Service Award” from President of the United States