Board Member — Board of Governors
Vivek Malik of Wildwood, MO., was appointed by Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson in January 2020 with a term expiring January 1, 2026
Malik is a practicing attorney with the Law Offices of Vivek Malik. Prior to establishing his practice, he worked for Lashly and Baer, P.C. Malik has extensive experience in US immigration laws, including business, family, asylum and removal defense. He has worked with companies across a range of industries and has helped businesses attract skilled workers in various worker visa categories. He is a member of the Missouri Bar, a solicitor of England and Wales, and an advocate registered with the Delhi Bar Council. Malik has received several awards and recognitions. He was recognized by the Missouri Senate in 2015 for his achievements and community contributions, awarded the Diverse Business Leader Award by the St. Louis Business Journal in 2010, named an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2010, and was named a Top 30 Under 30 professional by the Southeast Missourian’s former “Business Today” magazine in 2007.
Malik holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from Mahrishi Dayanand University in Rohtak, Haryana, India. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Laws from the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana-Champaign. He is married to Riju Malik and they are parents to 3 young children.
He is an avid cricketer and coaches kids in the greater St. Louis region to promote the game of Cricket.