Daniel Milstein is the founder and CEO of Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group. Under Dan’s leadership and vision, Gold Star has become a Top 50 residential mortgage lender in United States. It started from humble beginnings and grew to being named as one of Inc. Magazine’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America, including the 14th fastest growing financial services corporation.
Since 2001, Dan has been ranked among the top 25 loan officers in the United States. Never content to settle, Dan topped the list as #1 in consecutive years (2009 and 2010) out of 550,000 loan originators worldwide. He has since shifted his energies to motivate and challenge sales driven professionals at Gold Star to achieve their own “American Dream” by opening his doors and offering nearly two decades of experience in the banking industry. As a direct result, Gold Star continues to rapidly increase its national footprint from coast to coast.
Dan has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and an honorary Doctorate from Cleary University. He is the author of the best-selling books The ABC of Sales, 17 Cents and a Dream, and Street Smart Selling: How To Be A Sales Superstar. Dan also has numerous professional awards including being named to the Top 40 Most Influential Finance Professionals list, the National Top 100 Executives list, and Detroit’s Top 40 Under 40. He serves on the Cleary University Board of Trustees as well as various other boards throughout the country.