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Toly Shilman

Advisor Greater Atlanta Area, US

Marketing and Branding expert. Obsessed with new ideas.

Marketing and Branding expert. Obsessed with new ideas.

8 vouches

Involved In


Brand Jocks
Emory Entrepreneurship and Venture Management Club

Side Projects

BrainStart Strategy
Brand Jocks - Digital marketing
Beast Army - Athletic Apparel an


Manager, Business Development and Sales Intellimedix October 2012 - July 2014
Associate Channel Manager In Zone Brands, Inc. October 2011 - July 2012
Assistant Brand Manager Novartis Consumer Health January 2009 - July 2011
Corporate Credit Analyst Intern Lloyds TSB December 2008 - December 2008
Research Coleman Research Group July 2008 - August 2008
Packaging Development Specialist Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals August 2007 - July 2008
MBA Field Study Fordham University 2008 - 2008
Packaging Development Consultant Unilever HBC March 2007 - August 2007
packaging engineer hartz mountain corp. 2005 - 2006


Dale Carnegie 2010 - 2011
Fordham University Finance and Marketing 2006 - 2009
Fordham University - Graduate School of Business Administration Finance, Marketing 2006 - 2009
Rochester Institute of Technology Packaging Science 2000 - 2005
High School for Environmental Studies General 1996 - 2000

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Dating
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Sports
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I am enthusiastic and passionate and want the same out of my cofounder.

As an Advisor

I am direct and work hard to poke holes in a plan. This ensures it's a strong one. I am always available and not afraid to tell the truth.

Vouches Received

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jovonni pharr
We worked together  •  Software Engineer, NuraCode and Software Engineer, Sayroom, Inc.
He would be because he has been involved with so much within the ATL entrepreneurship scene. Very knowledgable & hard-working.
Jay Shaffer
They're my friends  •  Interim COO, Health Connect South. Previously Co-Founder, COO, VoiceQuilt.
Toly is bold and driven to create a great company but very mindful of the detail, effort and risks that entails. Toly is tenacious, persiste ... nt and resilient.
Jonathan Holmes
They're my friends  •  Partner, Mighty 8th Media. Previously Director of Business Development & Marketing, Rock Paper Scissors.
Toly would be an exceptional advisor as he looks at the big picture and understands the revenue model needed for startups and ongoing for pr ... ofit ventures.
Jack Smith, C.S.S.
They're my friends  •  President, Atlanta Scotch Club. Previously Vice President & CFO, Five Star Limousine (Five Star Livery, LLC).
Toly is a go-getter measured by logic and good manners. He's out-going and friendly: a good people person.
Alana D'Angelica
They're my school  •  Senior Director, Client Services - North America, Previously Director of Client Services - North America,
Toly is a born entrepreneur! He is one of the most innovative and persuasive professionals I've encountered in my career. Having worked w ... ith him during our MBA program on several projects, and getting to know him through various periods of his career, it's clear to me that he has the drive to succeed, create and build anything from the ground up, without any established direction. He has been "creating" from a young age and would make a great partner, leader and confidant to anyone in the startup industry.
William Edmondson
We worked together  •  Electrical Engineer, Amec Foster Wheeler. Previously Electrical engineer (co-op), Rheem Manufacturing.
He has already proven himself as a great entrepreneur. He is very eloquent in his words and has a talent for instilling confidence in others ... .
Nick Snow
They're my friends  •  Financial Consultant and Strategist, Self Employed and Acting CFO, Cardiopulmonary Corp. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Great entrepreneurial instincts; very creative; understands necessary business objectives; excellent marketing and planning skills
Susannah Smoot Campbell
We worked together  •  Managing Partner and Co-Founder, First Line Strategy, LLC. Previously Brand Marketing Director, In Zone Brands, Inc..
Toly never lacks for ideas, and his enthusiasm for entrepreneurship is contagious. In addition to being a doer, he also follows the develop ... ments that might effect entrepreneurs, such as other innovators, regulatory or taxation changes, etc.

Jay Shaffer
We worked together  •  Interim COO, Health Connect South. Previously Co-Founder, COO, VoiceQuilt.
Jay has an innate ability to make the room take notice. His ideas are always well thought out. He is a natural leader and has no problem t ... aking charge when needed or stepping back and letting others shine. An absolute privilege to know this man.

Jonathan Holmes
We worked together  •  Partner, Mighty 8th Media. Previously Director of Business Development & Marketing, Rock Paper Scissors.
Jonathan has a great combination of creativity, knowledge and passion. His success in marketing and advertising, allows him to speak with c ... andor and passion about ideas. He is always engaged and ready to lend a hand. A true down and dirty entrepreneur.