Mark Miller grew up in Dallas, Texas later graduating from Denton High School in 1966. After receiving his B.S. degree from the University of North Texas in 1970 he enrolled in the M.S. program in geography at OSU studying cultural and sports geography under Dr. John Rooney. After completing his M.S. in 1972, he was commissioned through OSU’s AFROTC program into the U.S. Air Force. While serving as a nuclear missile launch officer, Mark earned a second M.S. degree from the University of Central Missouri. Upon completing his military service, Mark entered the financial services industry ultimately serving as President of Allied Bank-Bedford, Texas. While pursuing his career Mark completed his third Master’s Degree, and MBA in Banking and Finance in 1980 from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
During his long banking and finance career, Mark often drew upon his knowledge of geography while evaluating large scale development projects and bank expansion opportunities.
Upon retirement, Mark has embarked on a second “career” in volunteerism serving on numerous boards and committees within his local community.
Mark and his wife, Susan, have three grown children, five grandchildren and recently celebrated their fortieth anniversary.