Spotlight on: Shmuel Brook

Shmuel Brook is vice president of Fidelity Industries, a family business founded by his late father-in-law, Mordechai Rivkin, in 1974. An Israeli native, Mr. Brook arrived in the United States at the age of 16, and has resided here since then. After completing his kollel career in 1980, he joined the family business and this has been his occupation ever since.

Lunch Break with Joe Applebaum

Joe Apfelbaum is the CEO of Ajax Union, a comprehensive online marketing company specializing in SEO and PPC optimization. Within only a few years of its inception, Ajax Union has grown from its two founders to over 70 employees, and was recently ranked 178th fastest growing company in America by Inc. magazine.

Persistence with David Schottenstien

The first component of success is for business owners to truly believe that what they are offering is solving a problem or addressing a need. The second component is to help potential customers understand how the product or service will provide them with a solution to their problem.