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Charles Miller

investor , investment company executive

Charles Miller, American investor, retired investment company executive. Member of Downtown Houston Association (board directors), University Texas Cancer Center (board visitors), Houston Chamber of Commerce Chamber (board directors), National Association Business Economists, American Statistical Association, Finance Analysts Federation, Century, Coronado, Ponte Vedra (Jacksonville, Florida), Headliners (Austin), Petroleum (Houston).

Background

Miller, Charles was born on February 13, 1934 in Galveston, Texas, United States. Son of Samuel and Rose Miller.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics, University Texas, 1959.

Career

Investment officer Teacher Retirement Systems, Austin, Texas, 1961—1966. Vice president Funds, Inc., Houston, portfolio manager, 1966—1971. President Funds Advisory Company, chief executive officer, 1971—1976.

President Criterion Management Company, chief executive officer, 1971—1998. President Transamerica Management Group, chief executive officer, 1976—1992. Chairman State Pension Review Board of Texas, 1979—1983.

Board directors Texas Commerce Bank, Houston, Center Houston, Inc. Member Texas governors select committee education Texas governors Task Force State Trust and Asset Management. Former chairman Texas Educational Economic Policy Center.

Member Board Regents, University Texas Systems, 1999—2004, chairman, 2001—2004. Chairman Secretary Education's Commission Future Education, 2005. Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, Houston Museum Natural Science and Planetarium, American Leadership Forum.

Member council overseers Jesse H. Jones Graduate School Administration Rice University, Houston. Chair University Houston Foundation, board trustees, Tomas Rivera Center, Texas Research League, Santa Fe Institute. Member board visitors and governors St. John's College.

President Sol y Sombra Foundation, Center Study Community Foundation. Past chair and member Greater Houston Partnership. Founder Charter School Resource Center Texas, chairman.

With United States Navy, 1957-1958.

Membership

Member Texas governments select commission on Education, Texas Governors Task Force on State Trust and Asset Management Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, Houston Museum Natural Science and Planetarium, American Leadership Forum. Member of council overseers Jesse H. Jones Graduate School Administration Rice U., Houston. Member board visitors and Governors St. John's College.

Served withUSN, 1957-1958. Member Finance Analysts Federation, American Statistical Association, National Association Business Economists, Houston Chamber of Commerce C. (board directors), University Texas Cancer Center((board visitors), Downtown Houston Association (board directors). Clubs: Petroleum (Houston).

Connections

Married Beth Birdwell.

father:
Samuel Miller

mother:
Rose Miller

spouse:
Beth Birdwell.