Dave Miller, a 34-year veteran of the freight trucking industry, is Senior Vice President, Global Policy and Economic Sustainability for Con-way Inc. In this role, he is responsible for directing all of Con-way’s strategies and programs related to legislative, regulatory, public policy and corporate sustainability affairs at local, state, national and international levels.
Mr. Miller was named the company’s top policy executive in 2008, joining the corporate executive staff from Con-way Freight, the company’s less-than-truckload motor carrier and largest subsidiary, where since 2007 he served as chief operating officer. He reports to Douglas W. Stotlar, Con-way’s president and CEO.
A 25-year Con-way employee, over his career Mr. Miller has contributed regularly as an industry subject matter expert to legislative and regulatory policy-making activities involving all modes of the transportation sector. As a line operating executive, he has represented Con-way’s interests in testimony before Presidential commissions, and has served as the company’s executive representative with the American Trucking Associations, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other trade groups. He also has led, and continues to lead, the company’s programs and advocacy efforts promoting increased employer support for military veterans, the National Guard and Reserves.
Mr. Miller started his trucking industry career in 1972, joining Con-way in 1983 as a freight operations supervisor in Cincinnati, Ohio. He subsequently was promoted to service center manager, then region manager before being named director of quality in 1996, and vice president and director of strategic planning in 2000, based in Ann Arbor. In 2003 he was promoted to president of Con-way Southern Express, one of Con-way’s three regional LTL carriers, in Fort Worth, Texas. He subsequently returned to Ann Arbor in 2005 to become president of Con-way Central Express, the company’s largest regional LTL operation. He became chief operating officer for the overall Con-way Freight organization in 2007.
Among his professional affiliations, Mr. Miller is a member of the American Trucking Associations’ Cross-Border Operations Policy Committee and its Highway Policy Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Board’s policy committees for Environment & Energy and Regulatory Affairs, and is a member of the Chamber’s National Security and Emergency Preparedness Department. Mr. Miller also is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Trucking Industry Research Committee. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Miller attended the University of Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the executive management program at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.more » « less