Family Business Center of Hawaii

Equipping, educating and celebrating families in business

Shidler College of Business

FBC Event

Big Island Meeting

Topic: “Zelinsky’s Next Generational Transitions”

Speaker: Chad Bloom, Vice President, The Zelinsky Company

Chad Bloom is Vice President of The Zelinsky Company, which specializes in commercial painting, drywall and industrial coatings statewide. Chad is the 3rd generation of the Company’s Hawai‘i operations, which has been around for almost 50 years. After graduating from high school, he worked in the family firm as a laborer at various job sites. Chad then made the decision to go back to the mainland to attend school for business and worked his way up in the hotel industry in California. In 2012, he returned to Hawai’i to start his career at Zelinsky and continue the legacy. Since then, he has estimated, managed and completed projects statewide ranging from $100,000 to $5,000,000 in contract size. He is now responsible for overseeing office staff and field superintendents. Chad is a member of the Advisory Board for the Shidler College of Business Family Business Center of Hawai’i, where he serves as chair of the Next Generation Peer Group. He also serves as President of the Park View Village Association.