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Jon Zahm
Résumé of Experience


Political Consultants to Winning Candidates

Jon Zahm, President of Goliath Slayer Communications, brings 24 years of experience in political campaign strategy and management with special expertise in winning upset victories against impossible odds. Jon has a winning percentage of 65% and has played key roles in more than 100 political campaigns ranging from Township to Federal. He has worked successfully in six states: IL, IA, PA, OH, ND, and WI.

Among the goliaths defeated by Jon's clients are a 44-year incumbent Kane County Circuit Clerk/County Board member, the 36-year Village President/Trustee of Gilberts, IL, the 28-year incumbent Mayor of South Elgin, IL, the 12-year Recorder of Kane County, IL, and 8-year Mayors of Barrington, Cortland, and Oswego, IL. Jon's experience and ability in the areas of opposition research and issue development are unmatched in Illinois consulting circles.

To follow are some of Jon's current and previous activities:
  • Former member of the Kane County Republican Executive Committee
  • 6-time elected Republican Precinct Committeeman
  • Former member of the Batavia Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Elected member of the Kane County Regional Board of School Trustees 2003-2008
  • Elected as Kane County Regional School Board President in 2005 & 2007
  • Founder and Chairman of the Kane County Conservative Coalition since 2002
  • Founder and Chairman of Illinois Gun Owner Rights Organization since 2008
  • Past President of Illinois Center Right Coalition
  • 2007-08 14th District Director for Mike Huckabee for President
  • 2011-12 IL State Director of Rick Santorum for President and elected Delegate in District 17, earning over 20,000 votes
  • Family-PAC Illinois Field Director for over 15 years
  • Elected Orion CUSD Board Member 2009-10
  • Elected Henry County Board Member 2010-12
  • Elected Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Regional School Trustee (2013-19)
Jon is an experienced radio personality having served as founder, host and moderator of two issues oriented programs:

"Tri-Cities News and Views"
Wednesdays from Noon to 1:00 on WBIG 1280 AM Radio

"Elgin – A Caring City"
Thursdays from 9:15 to 10:00 AM on WRMN 1410 AM Radio

Jon is also an experienced writer having edited his high school newspaper and then serving as a weekly columnist for the Illinois Leader, PoliticsRight, and a Newspaper group in DeKalb County, IL. Jon is a frequent commenter on Illinois blogs and web sites as well.

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