J. Solomon CEO & Founder of the J. Solomon Group has just recently been selected as Top CEO of the Year for 2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the field.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field and other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
Of greatest importance to J. is his work to network, connect, collaborate and build trusted relationships with generations from all cultures.
An integral part of the J. Solomon Group’s Brand, is being the Founder of Power Women and Protègès, This prestigious organization is dedicated to the empowerment, success and advancement of women in the Business and the Entrepreneurial world.Mr. Solomon sponsors events to promote the Passion, Pursuit, Power, Prosperity and Promise to Pay it Forwar which is a tribute to his Mother as a way to “pay it forward” promise to her and his previous mentors Zig Ziglar and others.These events bring together successful women who are role models, CEO’s, Presidents, Founders of Companies, and Business Leaders to meet with, encourage, advise and mentor the best and brightest who are up and coming in their respective industries.Mr. Solomon also includes successful Corporate Male Leaders to be able to offer guidance and advice on subjects such as ‘breaking through the glass ceiling”, Climbing the Corporate Ladder”, “equality in earnings” and “dealing with a male dominated work place.” Mr. Solomon and the organization selects Hosts, Honorees and Featured Speakers to be featured in his digital newsletter “TRENDS.”.
J. has spent the majority of his professional career in telecom and technology dedicated to serve his Global Financial Markets and Wall Street Clients. Mr. Solomon has played a vital role in helping Fortune 500 Firms improve their infrastructure, network and technology strategies to insure more effective, secure communications between Global Stock Exchanges, Financial organizations and their clients. It is J.s goal to work with global market professionals to reach their highest potential and he understands the importance of networking and mentoring millennials to insure a better future for all.
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Solomon has received numerous awards from his High School and College Days to being recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession and to his work with numerous Charity organizations including his work with Michael R. Bloombergin raising awareness and millions of dollars for The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB); A participant and supporter of The Little Baby Face Foundation: Pencil.org; Boys’ and Girls’ Towns of Italy; St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters “Doodle for Hunger” along with the lateMs. Liz Smith, one of New York’s most influential journalists and the late LeRoy Neiman, the famous American Artist; Central Park Conservatory: the Daisy Joplin Foundation, the MacDella Cooper Foundation; the Luther F. Carson Center Carson and most recently Central Park Medical Angels.
He has served on The Board of Regent at his alma mater, Murray State University; Selected to be on the Governor’s Advisory Staff in The CommonWealth of Kentucky; Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel; selected as an Ambassador for Maker’s Mark and has worked for over 20 years in the National Preservation and Re-habilitation of Historic Homes and the revival, restoration and reconstruction of an Arts District and Art School in Western Kentucky.
For 2019, he is being considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional Magazine), and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. For 2018 he was selected as Top CEO of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals.
His list of accomplishments are extremely impressive due to his tremendous foresight, extensive knowledge, is a brilliant communicator and businessman and he was exactly what we were looking for.He truly “Collects and Connects” people. We are truly honored to have him as our Top CEO of the Year and we are looking forward to spend time with him at the gala.”
Mr. Solomon states that he attributes his success to his mom, mentors he has had along the way, and staying passionate in all of his endeavors.When not working, he enjoys traveling, the arts, and all the fine things that life has to offer.Mr. Solomon says he has been blessed, he loves doing what he is doing and feels this is just the beginning. For the future he aspires to continue to make a difference in the world and in people’s lives any way that he can.