Founder, S. Jordan Associates

S. Jordan Associates (SJA) is a Strategic Advisory / Investment Bank located in Chicago, Illinois. 

S. Jordan Associates (SJA) is led by Scott Jordan, a FINRA licensed registered representative with over 30 years of experience in the life sciences industry as a C-Level / business development executive, and investment banker. During this time, Scott successfully assisted biotechnology companies raise private placements / secondary public stock offerings, secure regional / global licensing agreements, and facilitate liquidity events via M&A, and initial / alternative public offerings. 

In addition to Scott’s role as CEO/ Founder of SJA, he is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Inomagen Therapeutics which is developing a gene therapy for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and Advisor to AUM Biosciences (small molecule / tyrosine kinase inhibitors), ImaginAb (radiopharmaceuticals), and Meditope Biosciences (ADC linker technology).

Previously, Scott was Chief Business Officer (CBO) / CFO of two early-stage companies located in Houston, Texas (Iterion Therapeutics, Salarius Pharmaceuticals) supported by non-dilutive financing from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Scott’s efforts at Salarius including raising Series 1 / A financing rounds advancing the company’s lead asset into Phase 1 / 2 clinical trials in a rare, Orphan disease (Ewing Sarcoma). As a result of the company achieving pivotal financing and scientific milestones, Salarius listed on NASDAQ via a reverse merger with Flex Pharma, Inc in July of 2019. 

In addition to his leadership roles at Iterion and Salarius, Scott also worked closely with a promising immune-oncology company, Stingray Therapeutics, founded by Dr. Sunil Sharma – Physician in Chief, Division Director Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery. In January of 2024, Stingray was awarded a $13.8M CPRIT award to evaluate SR-8541A plus balstilimab and botensilimab in micro-satellite stable (MSS) colorectal cancer.

Scott also worked at Healthios Capital Markets LLC, a boutique investment bank serving the life sciences industry including private placements and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Since 2005 including during his tenure with Healthios, Scott raised $153M of private placements and $67M of non-dilutive capital (CPRIT, NIH), closed $583M in licensing deals, and secured $194M via public offerings (IPO / Reverse Merger).

Scott is a Level II Candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. Scott holds Series 7, 66, 63 & 31 licenses.

Securities are offered through Finalis Securities LLC Member FINRA/SIPC.

S. Jordan Associates and Finalis Securities LLC are separate, unaffiliated entities.

Transaction History 2005-2016



Chief Marketing Officer / Creative Director

Emmy Award-Winning Producer, Director, Editor, and Creative Marketing Professional

With an illustrious career marked by an unparalleled commitment to excellence, Corey stands as a distinguished figure in the realms of media production and creative marketing. As a multi-Emmy Award-winning producer, director, editor, and musician, Corey has consistently elevated storytelling to an art form, captivating audiences with a unique blend of vision, innovation, and technical prowess.

Armed with an extensive portfolio of groundbreaking projects, He has seamlessly navigated the intricate worlds of television and video production, leaving an indelible mark on the industry. From gripping documentaries to riveting narrative features, each creation bears the hallmark of Corey's exceptional storytelling acumen, earning critical acclaim and adoration from audiences worldwide.

Beyond the realms of production, Corey emerges as a creative marketing genius, seamlessly merging artistic vision with strategic brand promotion. He possesses an innate ability to translate complex narratives into compelling marketing campaigns that resonate with diverse audiences. This dual expertise, coupled with a keen understanding of industry trends, has contributed to Corey’s role as a trailblazer in the ever-evolving landscape of media and marketing.

With 5 Emmy Awards to his name, Corey continues to push boundaries and redefine industry standards. His passion for storytelling, coupled with a relentless pursuit of perfection, ensures that every project he undertakes not only meets but exceeds the expectations of both peers and audiences alike.

As a visionary leader and creative force, Corey remains dedicated to shaping the future of media and marketing, where innovation knows no bounds, and every endeavor becomes a masterpiece.



  • (5) Emmy Awards for "Minds of Medicine & "Vital Signs" (NATAS/Mid-Atlantic)

  • (3) Telly Awards for “Best Production” in Television - “Gold Coast Reality"

  • (3) Axiem Awards for "Absolute eXcellence" in Digital Media

  • (2) Silver Mic Awards for Advertising Commercials

  • (1) New York Film Festival Award for "Best Documentary" for the film, "Worth It All"

  • (1) MarCom Creative for regional Advertising Campaign



VP, Business Development

Linda works across various business development and operational areas including investor relations, intellectual property, finance, and capital raising.

She manages the SJA Customer Relations Management (CRM) Cloud-Based Platform, Hubspot, targeting and engaging with potential strategic partners/investors on behalf of life science, medical device, and diagnostic clients.