In today’s episode, Rusty Shelton has Steve Melink, the Founder and Chairman of Melink Corporation, on the show to discuss his entrepreneurial journey, from his career as an engineer for Fortune 500 companies to starting his own HVAC organization and later becoming a thought leader in the clean energy movement for corporations. Steve also gives tips on how business leaders can commit to clean energy and use it in their marketing to gain recognition, top talent, and new opportunities.
About Steve Melink:
Steve Melink is founder of Melink Corporation, a provider of HVAC testing & air/water balancing services, energy-saving kitchen hood controls, solar PV systems, geothermal heating & cooling systems, and building health monitoring solutions for commercial buildings since 1987.
Steve is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio and holds a BSME degree from Vanderbilt and MBA from Duke University. He has served on the boards for Green Energy Ohio, Ohio Advanced Energy, U.S. Green Building Council, Green Umbrella, and Xavier University Academic Sustainability Programs.
Melink Corporation operates two Net-Zero Energy facilities near Cincinnati, Ohio. Additionally, over 50% of its employee-owners drive hybrids and electric vehicles. Its corporate campus and business park are a model for the best workplaces of the future.
Steve is the author of Fusion Capitalism – A Clean Energy Vision for Conservatives, published by ForbesBooks in 2020. In his book, he advocates for U.S. leadership in the coming clean energy revolution to win the war on climate change and improve our economy, security, and health.