Shalom Klein wears many hats.

Communicator

A talented communicator and engaged entrepreneur, Shalom hosts a weekly radio show where he gets down to business! The format features interviews with leaders in business, employment and politics as well as strategic advice on building your business, success stories and finding jobs. Tune in on Sundays at 6pm on AM 560 WIND.

Speaker

An in-demand keynote, Shalom has spoken at hundreds of businesses and organizations throughout Chicagoland. The short list: 890 WLS, Adventist Health System, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Agudath Israel, American Zionist Movement, B’nai Brith, BNI, CannaSearch, Chicago Cubs, City of Evanston, Congregation BJBE, DePaul University College of Communication, Field Glass, First Bank & Trust, Hillel International, Jewish Vocational Service, Jewish United Fund, Kehillat Chovevei Tziyon, Keshet, Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois, Maurice Sporting Goods, Nielsen, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, Rutgers University Dept. of Entrepreneurship, Spertus Institute, Temple Jeremiah, The Mineral and Materials Society, Vistage and many other groups of staff, volunteers and students.

Networker

An avid and accomplished networker, Shalom has produced hundreds of speed networking events and brings vast event management experience to each organizations he works with.

He’s the founder of Jewish B2B Networking (JB2B), a business and employment networking organization that hosts events, develops programming and shares resources to help business networkers become more successful and job seekers find new positions. He also consults with other organizations that want to develop similar programs.

Connector

Shalom is a consummate connector. He enjoys helping colleagues make new business connections and job seekers find new opportunities.

Business Coach/Business Consultant

Shalom’s skills as a strategic thinker and talented marketer enable him to help small business clients become more successful. He works with dozens of organizations, consulting in areas of government affairs, finance, operations, marketing and management.

Committed to Community

As a community growth leader, Shalom is deeply committed to supporting the Jewish community with economic development to help create jobs. A Skokie resident, he focuses his efforts wherever they are needed in his community – whether it’s an anti-Nazi rally or serving on an economic commission to help build business opportunities.

Shalom has served as the executive director of the Jewish Community Council of Rogers Park since December, 2013. The JCC is a not-for-profit organization with a 20+ year history and a mission to build a stronger Devon, West Rogers Park and Jewish community. Shalom manages economic development, fundraising, marketing, government affairs and community engagement efforts in working with partner organizations.

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