By Mala Blomquist | Arizona Jewish Life
Whether they are called unsung heroes, influencers, or change makers, there are certain people in the community who seem to make a difference in everything with which they become involved. People are drawn to their confident energy and the positive impact they create.
Tikkun olam is defined by acts of kindness performed to perfect or repair the world. More generally, the phrase can mean improvement, establishment, repair, prepare and more.
Today, it is closely associated with social action and one’s responsibility for fixing what is wrong in the world.
We chose the following people (and we know there are many more out there), because they stood out to us for the work they do – not just for the Jewish community but for society as a whole. This is our inaugural “Top 10.” Who knows? Maybe it will become an annual end-of-year tradition.
Jordan Rose is the founder and president of Rose Law Group pc, a full-service real estate and business law firm. Jordan started her business in 2000, leasing space in another lawyer’s storage closet. Today, Rose Law Group is the largest woman-owned law firm in Arizona history.
In July of 2019, Jordan was recognized by The Business Journals as one of the top 100 national Influencers in law. Rose Law Group was also a 2019 Top Companies Award Winner by the Arizona Republic, earning third place among businesses with 25 to 99 employees.
The company won through anonymous and comprehensive employee surveys measuring items ranging from workplace culture to policies. In addition to health care benefits, the firm provides bonuses, 401K, tuition reimbursement, monthly “Friday Fundays,” concierge to run personal errands, breakfast bar, office snacks and drinks, maternity leave, cord-blood banking, and a night nurse to help after the baby is born.
Jordan lives in Paradise Valley with her husband, Jason (who is president of the public relations firm Rose+Moser+Allyn), and their two boys.
The couple was named among the top 100 party hosts in America by The 2018 Salonnière 100, “… honoring those who are continuing the tradition of hosting parties with a purpose. Whether they’re welcoming guests to support causes, advance ideas, unite people, or simply bring joy to others, … honorees are America’s most gifted and influential cultural connectors.” says Carla McDonald, The Salonniere’s founder and editor.