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.
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.
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.
Shalom is a consummate connector. He enjoys helping colleagues make new business connections and job seekers find new opportunities.
Organization / Business Consultant
Shalom’s skills as a strategic thinker and talented marketer enable him to help organizations and small business clients become more successful. He has logged over 4,000 hours of consulting hours working with dozens of organizations, consulting in areas of external affairs, finance, operations, marketing and management.
Shalom is a proud Commissioned Officer and leader in the United States Army Reserve. He holds a secret security clearance from the Department of Defense and serves in the Military Police Corps overseeing the training and assignments for his unit.
Committed to Community
As a community growth leader, Shalom is deeply committed to supporting the 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 bringing people together or serving on an economic commission to help build business opportunities.