Mr. Salmon is the founder and CEO Salmon Academy, formerly M. Salmon & Associates, one of the nations’ foremost training, coaching and sales consulting firms. Mr. Salmon’s breakthrough concept of SuperNetworking ™ the business application of “six degrees of separation,” transforms networking from something vague and arbitrary into a sustainable process that leads to tangible results. Mr. Salmon developed his SuperNetworking™ methodology over the course of his three decades of leadership improving sales, marketing, and management process for both publicly traded and privately held companies. Some of their clients include: Merrill Lynch PBIG and GWM, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Sun Trust, UBS, Wells Fargo Advisors, Bank of America, Fiduciary Trust, Alliance Bernstein, Credit Suisse, HSBC, PIMCO, J.P. Morgan, Lincoln Financial, HP, Oracle, Deloitte, Boeing, United Technologies, VIACOM, AON, Milliman and Harvard Business School. Mr. Salmon currently coaches several Fortune 500 executives and 80+ of the Barron’s and Worth’s top 1,000 Financial Advisors.
Mr. Salmon has won recognition as an expert on the subjects of networking, sales, coaching and consulting. Mr. Salmon was a keynote speaker at the last COMDEX between Bill Gates and Scott McNealy. He was also a panelist at SkyBridge Capital’s 2011 SALT Conference talking about successful Marketing and Sales strategies. A much sought after speaker, he has been featured on FNC “Fox & Friends,” CNN, Bloomberg, NBC “Weekend Today in New York,” and CBS “Weekend Morning Show.” His comments have appeared in such national publications as Reuters, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, L.A. Times, and Chicago Tribune. He has authored three books Winning More Business in Financial Services; How to Score Big With Referrals and Networking (McGraw-Hill 2012), SuperNetworking™ for Sales Pros (Career Press, 2005), and SuperNetworking™ Access the Right People, Build Your Career Network, and Land Your Dream Job-Now (Career Press, 2003).
Mr. Salmon started his career at Pinkerton’s, a Fortune 500 Company where he turned in top 5 sales performances (out of 120) year after year. He also served as Director of Sales & Marketing for UGL-UNICCO. He later became the VP of Sales & Marketing at First Security. Mr. Salmon often worked with placement firms when staffing his own departments and saw how the best in the industry conducted business. He combined those best practices with the blue chip service delivery model developed over his many years in business when he ultimately founded his own company, Berkshire Staffing. Some of Mr. Salmon’s clients were Liberty Mutual, Hewlett Packard Company, State Street Bank, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan Chase. After Mr. Salmon sold Berkshire to a major national staffing organization he decided to focus exclusively on teaching the networking program he perfected over time. Mr. Salmon graduated with a B.S Degree from Northeastern University