Who We Are

Sam Silverstein, Accountability Speaker, on Stage

What we believe

We believe accountability is the competitive edge to a successful and sustainable organization. We believe every organization has a unique fingerprint that gives them the ability to excel in their industry far beyond what they can comprehend. We believe that when an organization taps into their unique fingerprint by knowing what they believe, understanding their mission and purpose, focusing on what is in their control, valuing people and making these principles Non-Negotiable, an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability is created. We believe our mission and purpose is to empower people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business and create a more accountable world. We believe in you!


Sam Silverstein is dedicated to empowering people to live accountable lives, transform the way they do business and create a more accountable world. He helps companies create an organizational culture that prioritizes and inspires accountability.

As a former executive and owner, Sam’s manufacturing and distribution companies sold over $100 million in products and services. He successfully sold one of his businesses to a Fortune 500 company. Today, Sam writes, speaks and consults with such companies, inspiring and challenging their people to think differently to achieve a better result.

Sam’s work with entrepreneurs, multi-national companies, and government agencies has transformed organizational cultures and driven increased engagement and productivity. He has written numerous books including Making Accountable Decisions, No More Excuses, and most recently, Non-Negotiable.

He is the founder of The Accountability Movement™, which is focused on building powerful communities filled with people and organizations, that know their values, live their values and keep their commitments. To that end, Sam hosts (creates or initiates) Accountability Roundtables™ to address and break through the barriers that restrict organizations and communities from living an accountable culture.

certified_speaker_promember_nsaOriginally from Atlanta, Sam has a Bachelors degree in business from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Washington University. He is a Past President of the National Speakers Association. Sam is married with four children and currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.



Renee Silverstein

Renee handles the day-to-day administration and operations for Sam Silverstein, Inc. and has done so for over 15 years. She has extensive volunteer and not-for-profit leadership experience. Renee is a CPA and had a successful career in accounting.

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Sharon Miner

Sharon Miner has extensive background in leadership development for businesses and non-profit organizations. Sharon spent many years working for the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate as a district director and legislative assistant bringing a unique perspective to the challenges businesses face. She is an entrepreneur, small business owner and community leader. She serves as a director for a community foundation managing over $200 million.

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