About Councilmember Miller
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Pro Tem Miller chairs the Public Service & Transportation, Small & Minority Business Development, Technology, and Zoning Committees.
Drawing on his extensive background in technology, Pro Tem Miller led the development of the Legislative Center, a resource on City Council’s website that allows the public easy access to agendas, legislation, and supporting documents being considered by City Council. His e-Council initiative has improved the efficiency of Council and greatly reduced Council printing costs. He also introduced the legislation that established the MyColumbus mobile application, which enables residents and visitors to access Columbus information and submit service requests through their mobile devices. Pro Tem Miller sponsored an ordinance that enhanced the speed of the city's Internet access through an agreement with The Ohio State University and the Ohio Supercomputer Center.
As Zoning chair, Pro Tem Miller has worked to increase the public’s understanding of the
zoning process so that residents can be more engaged when zonings come before Council. He has presented “
Zoning 101” in various public forums.
Pro Tem Miller has invested in small businesses and job creation. His Small & Minority Business Development Committee increased the city's contract with the Economic and Community Development Institute to provide a wide range of financial services to residents and businesses. He also created the
KickStart Columbus business plan competition, which awards prime downtown storefront space and other prizes to Columbus entrepreneurs. Councilmember Miller sponsored legislation to support the WSYX ABC-6 Job Boot Camps and has long been a champion for TechColumbus, an internationally acclaimed small business incubator. He serves on City Council’s Small Business Roundtable and Commission on Commissions.
Miller received his Master of Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University and a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development, Forum for Healthcare Strategists, and is a board member of the St. Vincent Family Centers.
A graduate of East High School, Pro Tem Miller is the owner and president of iSpecData, an Ohio-based web application and consulting firm in the health management technology field.