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Daniel Milstein

Daniel Milstein is Founder, President and CEO of Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, an Inc. 500 company. Gold Star has over 500 employees in 43 offices across the USA and has been named a Top Workplace in Michigan the past four years by the Detroit Free Press. Dan Milstein led Gold Star to Inc. Magazine’s coveted 500 Fastest Growing Companies list during one of the worst recessions the United States history. Gold Star was listed as the 349th fastest-growing private firm in America. The company is currently ranked as the 53rd largest residential lender in the country.

Within the financial field, Milstein worked his way up from assistant consumer lending manager, general manager, and underwriter, to becoming Chief Operations Officer within various financial institutions in the 1990s.

He has since been honored by numerous publications including the Scotsman Guide, in which he was ranked the No. 1 Loan Officer in the United States for the past three years. National Mortgage Professional Magazine lists Dan Milstein as one of the 40 Most Influential Finance Professionals in the United States. Crain’s Detroit Business Magazine also selected him as Detroit’s Top 40 Executives under 40 list and Mortgage Originator Magazine honored him as a Top Originator. Mr. Milstein's achievements have not gone unnoticed internationally, as Australian Broker Magazine touted him as Best Mortgage Banker in the United States in 2005. In 2012 Milstein received an honorary doctorate degree in Business Science from Cleary University.

Dan Milstein is widely known in the community, serving on various business and philanthropic organizational boards. He currently serves on the Cleary University Board of Trustees and volunteers his time for many organizations around the USA.

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Milstein and his family relocated to the United States after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. A graduate of Cleary University, Milstein received his bachelor's degree with Cum Laude honors in business management. He is also the bestselling author of The ABC of Sales: Lessons from a Superstar.