July 2017

My First Job: BELFOR’s Sheldon Yellen

Starting with an early introduction into the workforce, Sheldon Yellen began his career as a dishwasher in Detroit at just 11 years old. With his family struggling to make ends meet, Sheldon – now CEO of a $1.5-billion property restoration company – stepped up and quickly learned invaluable lessons that helped him build BELFOR Property Restoration into an industry-leading global company.

From learning the importance of treasuring each opportunity to prioritizing employees, Sheldon discusses in a recent Chief Executive feature how his unique beginning gave him motivation, compassion and stamina.

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