Founders Names New Director of Business Development

Birmingham, Alabama – Founders Investment Banking, LLC (“Founders”) today announced that Jordan Van Horn has been named Director of Business Development. He will primarily be responsible for managing the Founders Forum, developing relationships with business owners and strategic business advisors, and ongoing marketing initiatives.

“We are extremely excited to have Jordan be a part of the Founders team,” said Managing Director, Duane Donner. “He brings valuable experience to our firm and fills an immediate need as we continue to build on the early success we’ve had with our past Forums. His values align with those of our company and he has the unique ability to step in and instantly contribute and add value, which will enable Founders to continue successfully meeting the needs of the underserved middle market of privately held businesses in Alabama and across the southeast.”

Mr. Van Horn brings a variety of experience creating and implementing business development strategies, territory cultivation, business-to-business sales, and channel marketing to his role at Founders. Most recently, he was a partner at System Six Bookkeeping, LLC, a startup in Seattle, WA that provides outsourced financial management for small businesses across the country. While there, he contributed to a 177% increase in revenue within 12 months. Before that, he began his career as a District Manager with ADP, a Fortune 300 payroll and HR service provider, and later managed the Washington State territory with Axia Payments, a leader in the payment processing industry. He is a native of Seattle, WA and graduated from Samford University in 2004 with a B.S. in Business Management.

About Founders Investment Banking, LLC

Founders Investment Banking, LLC is an independent, middle-market capital advisory firm, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, that is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of customized solutions for its clients, including merger and acquisition and corporate and strategic finance advisory services. In order to provide securities-related services, certain principals of Founders are licensed with Burch & Company, Inc., a registered broker-dealer. Burch and Founders are unaffiliated entities. For more information on our firm, please visit