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Bill Miller

American

President and CEO
American Gaming Association

Bill Miller is President and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA), the national trade group representing the US casino industry. Miller is a veteran lobbyist with experience in legislative, advocacy and lobbying tactics.
Education
  • University of Maryland
    1984-1988
  • American University Washington College of Law
    1991-1995

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

Miller has been a volunteer Board Director at the National Alliance to End Homelessness since January 2016. He is in charge of overseeing economic empowerment tactics and strategies.

During his career, he regularly appeared (and still appears) on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, FOX, ABC World News and PBS. In November 2022, the AGA team ran a Thanksgiving campaign consisting of donations to the Food Bank in Washington.

EMPLOYMENT

Miller has been serving as President and CEO of the AGA since January 2019. Prior to that, he was the SVP of Business Roundtable for six years and seven months.

During his time at Business Roundtable, he served as the primary liaison to both Capitol Hill and the White House. Between June 2015 and June 2018, he was Co-Owner of Tackle Box, which he also co-founded.

Table Box was Washington DC’s first lobster shack. Between October 2011 and June 2012, he was Partner at Brunswick Group where he focused on financial/investor communications, crisis work, stakeholder engagement and global positioning on behalf a number of US and international corporations.

He also assisted several global investment firms on potential and actual crisis situations. Furthermore, Miller served as SVP and National Political Director for the US Chamber of Commerce for 12 years and ten months, where he was in charge of advising the business association’s CEO and overseeing its legislative, advocacy and lobbying tactics.

He coordinated and executed political and grassroots operations and implemented lobbying campaigns on many of the top issues facing the business community during his time in the Chamber.

He was Co-Owner of Hook for four years and 11 months. Miller also co-founded Hook, a restaurant focused on locally grown, sustainable offerings. Between 1991 and 1999, he served as Chief of Staff for US Rep Connie Morella (MD-8).

“We’ve been through a terrible couple of years, but our industry is standing strong. We’re coming off an amazing year with some major milestones. The Sands deal closed, MGM bought Cosmopolitan, Seminole bought Mirage and San Manuel reopened the Palms. And that’s just what happened here in Las Vegas." Bill Miller

Interviews and public speeches

Bill Miller sat down with Gambling Insider for the US CEO Special in the September/October Edition of the magazine in 2019.

In October 2022, Miller spoke at G2E Las Vegas, explaining how the industry can reach "greater heights."

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