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Marilyn M. Miller

Adjunct Professor in Management

McNair Hall, Room 220-2

Marilyn Miller is an Adjunct Professor of Management in the Jones School’s Action Learning Project program. In her twenty years in the financial services industry, she served as Director of Marketing for three corporations, building their brands, marketing and communications strategies, product lines, and marketing teams. She also led the integration of products, corporate identities, and marketing functions in numerous mergers and acquisitions.

As Executive Vice President of AIM Investments (now INVESCO Aim), 1996 – 2005, she managed a 200-person full-service marketing department responsible for brand, advertising, product management, research, ebusiness, and communications. As Senior Vice President of OppenheimerFunds, 1995 – 1996, she headed the product and communications groups, and received the Spiro service award for her leadership in three acquisitions. Her management role as Senior Vice President of Transamerica Funds, 1988 - 1996, included the firm's rebranding following Transamerica’s acquisition of Criterion Funds in 1989, and John Hancock’s acquisition in 1995.

Marilyn began her marketing career as a Product Manager with Texas Commerce Bank (now J.P. Morgan Chase), 1985 – 1987. She previously held positions in purchasing management with The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and museum management with the Rice Museum (now the Menil Collection).

She received her MBA from the Jesse H. Jones School of Management at Rice University in 1985, as a Jones Scholar and recipient of the Lorane T. Phillips Award for Excellence in Writing, and her BA from Rice in Fine Arts and Art History with honors in 1973.

Marilyn retired from her corporate career in 2005, and now enjoys consulting on marketing strategy and communications. She and her husband, Robert Huntley, manage Flying MMM Management Company, LLC; their shared interests include strategy development for start-up businesses and managing a ranch in the Texas Hill Country. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Houston’s Ronald McDonald House, The University Club in New York City, and numerous arts organizations. In addition, Marilyn has recently rekindled her creative interests in art, design, and writing.
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