Stephen D. Shankman

Class of 1997

Steve was born June 4, 1939, in Chicago. He attended Highland Park High School and Northwestern University. In December 1959 he married Mary Beth, and they raised two children, Philip and Jennifer.

He began his career in 1962 as a salesman for Albert Bagel & Associates. In 1964 he joined Leaf Confectionery as a salesman and then became a regional sales manager until 1972, when he joined Karklin-Maclellan Harris as general manager. For the 19 years prior to his induction, he was president of the Ohio-based Shankman and Associates brokerage.