Diane D. Miller, the President and CEO of Wilcox Miller & Nelson in Sacramento, California, has been appointed to the AARP Foundation Board, which is based in Washington, DC.
The AARP Foundation Board of Directors announced today that Diane D. Miller of Sacramento, California will join their 10-member Board. The Foundation’s mission is to help those over 50 struggling with income, housing, isolation, and hunger. Supported by vigorous legal advocacy, the Foundation creates and advances effective solutions that help older adults transform their lives. “I’m honored to join such a distinguished board and impactful foundation. I look forward to the work ahead.”
Ms. Miller is President and CEO of Wilcox Miller & Nelson, a Career Partners International firm specializing in human capital management and governance consulting. She is a current Board, Audit Committee, PAC and Executive Committee member of the California Chamber of Commerce, the second largest state chamber in the United States. She is a Board member and a former Board Chair of the California Host Committee, which annually gathers the top 1,000 California industry and government leaders. As well, she is one of the founders and a former Chairman of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Miller served as a Regent for the University of the Pacific from 2007-2016, where she chaired the Audit Committee and served on the Executive Committee. During her tenure she also served on the University’s Technology, Compensation, Presidential Search, Branding, and Strategy Committees. A director of Umpqua Holdings (a NASDAQ-traded financial services company in Oregon, California, Nevada, and Washington) from 2004 to 2013, Ms. Miller served on the Compensation, Audit, and Loan and Investment Committees as the company grew from $1 billion to $12 billion in assets. Ms. Miller is also a former Board Chair of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce.
A certified public company director through the Director Certification Program at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business, Ms. Miller holds a current Certificate of Director Professionalism, Board Governance Fellow, Master, and Cybersecurity designations from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Since 2007, she has been facilitating public, private and nonprofit company board evaluation and governance education programs.