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
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.