Steven V. Melnik is Amazon's #1 best-selling author in multiple categories. In addition, he is an international keynote speaker, spokesperson and influence marketer, a distinguished professor, attorney, and CPA, as well as a U.S. financial industry's standards setter and a former advisor to the United States Treasury Department's subgroup on financial crimes. Mr. Melnik is a president of a national bar association; served as a chairman of continuing education programs for attorneys, tax and financial professionals where he conducted educational events together with the offices of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Medicaid, Social Security Administration, District Attorney's Office & others. He is also a founder of the Happiness Amplified program, where he engages with current and former heads of states, royalties, executives of major enterprises, global influencers and other thought leaders.
Mr. Melnik serves as an advisor to various governments and government entities, represents the interests of VVIP individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations worldwide. He has been appointed as a Global Honorary Ambassador-at-large for one of the European countries.
Founder of Counterintuitive Intelligence Approaches System™ and related worldwide events, Mr. Melnik conducts leadership seminars to heads of states and executives of Fortune 500 companies.
Made numerous appearances in practically every major U.S. news network, including NBC, CBS, CNBC, and Bloomberg; and was interviewed by major publications including the New York Times and Forbes. Mr. Melnik published articles in leading professional and academic publications.
Mr. Melnik's services and accomplishments have been recognized by various academic, community, political organizations and their leaders, including federal and state senators, assemblymen, presidents of various municipalities, United Nations Committee, the Mayor of New York City and many others.
He began professional career on Wall Street, in the world's largest consulting and accounting firm, with a uniquely successful career there.
Mr. Melnik is happily married with three wonderful children.