Let's Do Lunch- with Gail Miller and Leadership South Valley Graduation
Join us for this incredible opportunity to hear from Gail Miller – businesswoman, philanthropist and one of the most influential women in Utah. You will be inspired as you listen to Gail describe her remarkable and unexpected journey to becoming one of the most beloved and powerful business leaders in Utah.
We will also celebrate the graduation of our 2023 Leadership South Valley cohort, highlight their experience, and preview what we have ahead for next year’s program.
Leadership South Valley is a prestigious program that immerses mid-and upper-level business and community leaders in hands-on community, economic and leadership training. This program is designed to give participants a behind-the-scenes view of Utah's burgeoning economy through small-group interaction with the South Valley's top elected officials, business leaders, and community advocates. Over the course of the year, participants will expand their network and learn how to be more effective and persuasive community and business leaders.
About Gail Miller:
Owner and Immediate Past Chair
The Larry H. Miller Company
Gail Miller is the owner of the Larry H. Miller Company, established by Larry and Gail in May of 1979 with the purchase of their first automobile dealership in Murray, Utah. Today, the company has a diversified portfolio of businesses and investments across the United States. Their headquarters are in Sandy, Utah.
Upon Larry’s death in 2009, Gail took an active role in the business and continued to grow their legacy. She has focused on and directed the company's culture and the growth and diversity of its operations. She served as chair of the LHM Board of Directors for five years before turning over that position to her son, Steve. She remains an active member of the board.
Gail is also chair of the Larry H. Miller Family Foundation and presides over the Larry H. Miller Education Foundation.
Gail has been recognized with many public and private honors. She is the recipient of five honorary doctorate degrees, the Congressional Award Foundation’s Horizon Award, the Salt Lake Chamber’s Giant in Our City Award, and the internationally recognized ATHENA Award.
Gail gives freely of her time and actively participates in many business, civic and educational endeavors. She serves on the Zions Bank Advisory Board, Shelter the Homeless Board, and is co-chair of the Kem C. Gardner Institute. She is the author of the book, Courage to be You, Inspiring Lessons from an Unexpected Journey.
Gail and her husband, Kim Wilson, have a combined family of nine children and a large posterity. They enjoy traveling, spending time with family, and serving others. They reside in Salt Lake City, Utah.