Jeanne Miller

President & CEO, Jacksonville Civic Council


A lawyer, executive and economic development leader with a passion for public service, Jeanne Miller has devoted most of her career to helping Jacksonville achieve its potential. As president and CEO of the Jacksonville Civic Council, Jeanne works closely with Northeast Florida’s most dynamic leaders to identify and promote solutions to the region’s most complex business and public policy challenges...and as a former thespian and fitness instructor, she’s excited about dusting off her dancing shoes to benefit the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus!

Immediately prior to joining the Civic Council, Ms. Miller served as General Counsel & Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Florida State College at Jacksonville, where she oversaw the transition from community to four-year college. Her other experience includes corporate and municipal legal practice and service as both Deputy Executive Director and Interim Executive Director of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, where she helped grow hundreds of jobs and add over $1B to the Duval County tax base.

AV-Preeminent-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and named as a top lawyer by Florida Trend and 904 magazine, Jeanne is a past member, chair and vice-chair of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the First District Court of Appeal. She has held leadership positions on numerous state and regional non-profit boards, including her current service on the board of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority and Goodwill Industries of North Florida, of which she is chair-elect, and is a National Director of FSU Alumni Association. A graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida, she was a finalist for the 2018 EVE Award and was named a Woman of Influence by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

Professional Partner: Samuel Penalba

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