Jack Balon is a results-driven professional with a passion for forging meaningful connections between organizations and talented job seekers.
Currently, Jack serves as the Assistant Director of Employer Engagement at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. In this role, Jack manages a diverse portfolio of 250+ companies spanning various industries. His responsibilities include facilitating strategic relationships, helping organizations refine their hiring strategies, and leveraging data analysis to identify emerging industry trends. Jack prides himself on exceptional stakeholder management skills, which have led to increased collaboration and mutually beneficial outcomes.
Before his academic tenure, Jack honed his skills at Yelp Inc. as a Franchise Account Executive, consistently exceeding sales quotas, analyzing key data, and strengthening corporate relationships. Jack’s results-oriented approach led to an increase in customer acquisition and lifetime value during his tenure at Yelp Inc.
Jack holds a Master of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Government & Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in Professional Writing, both earned with honors distinctions from Grand Canyon University. Jack’s diverse professional background, commitment to excellence, and passion for building strategic relationships have been key drivers of his success.