The Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) Board of Directors selected Andrew J. Miller as their new executive director at their regular meeting on March 17.
“ We had many candidates for the position and interviewed seven excellent prospects, “ said Cassie Mitchel, KPB president. “Andrew was the unanimous choice of the transition team appointed by the board to select a new director.”
Miller and his family are long-time residents of the Pearland area, where they were very active in Scouting activities and other community organizations. The entire family has been involved with KPB for many years.
He is a skilled professional with expertise in accounting and finance, including a solid background in non-profit organizations. Currently the chief financial officer of the Adult Reading Center in Pearland where he has worked for five years, he has a proven track record of clean financial audits.
“I am excited to begin working with staff and volunteers at KPB to help further expand the programs and outreach to the community,” said Miller.
Prior to joining the staff at the Adult Reading Center, Miller was employed by an investment company in Houston. He is a graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance. While in college, he was employed as a material handler at a recycling center in San Marcos. His duties there included leading training for new employees and helping to develop a new training manual to guide customers and employees in sorting materials.
Miller completed the 2012-2013 Leadership Pearland program hosted by the Pearland Area Chamber of Commerce. He received the Weldon Flanakin Recycler of the Year award from KPB in 2011 and is an Eagle Scout. He has been a member of KPB since 2009 and has served on the recycling committee, the advisory board, and on the board of directors as treasurer.
Andrew and his wife, Kelly, live in Pearland. They have three children, Liana, Carsen and Caroline.