William G. Miller
Mr. Miller, 75, has served as Chairman of the Board since founding the company in April 1994. Mr. Miller served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 2003 to March 2011, and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from April 1994 until June 1997. In June 1997, he was named Co-Chief Executive Officer, a title he shared with Jeffrey I. Badgley until November 1997.
Mr. Miller also served as President of the Company from April 1994 to June 1996. He served as Chairman of Miller Group, Inc. from August 1990 through May 1994, as its President from August 1990 to March 1993, and as its Chief Executive Officer from March 1993 until May 1994. Prior to 1987, Mr. Miller served in various management positions for Bendix Corporation, Neptune International Corporation, Wheelabrator-Frye Inc. and The Signal Companies, Inc. Mr. Miller is the father of William G. Miller II, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and a director.
As Chairman and founder of the Company and with over thirty years of experience with the Company, Mr. Miller has a deep knowledge and understanding of the Company, its operating companies and its line of business and brings that knowledge and understanding to the Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr. Miller’s experience in leadership positions at various companies prior to founding the Company brings valuable leadership expertise to the Board of Directors.
William G. Miller, II
Mr. Miller II, 43, has served as a director of the Company since May 2014, and President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2022, after serving as Co-Chief Executive Officer from December 2013 to March 2022, President from March 2011 to March 2022, and Southeast Regional Vice President of Sales of Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. from November 2009 to February 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Miller II served as Vice President of Strategic Planning of the Company from October 2007 until November 2009.
He was instrumental in the development and construction of the Company’s Light Duty wrecker facility and then served as the General Manager of the Light Duty Product Line and facility from 2004 to 2007, and led the project to manufacture Datapath satellite trailers for military applications from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, he served as a district sales manager for Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. from 2002. Mr. Miller II is the son of William G. Miller, the Company’s Chairman of the Board.
As Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and with over nineteen years of experience in a variety of positions with the Company, Mr. Miller II brings important management perspective from his effective leadership of the Company’s executive team, contributes valuable insight into the strategic direction of the Company and provides essential guidance to the Board of Directors based on his intimate knowledge of the business and dayto-day operations of the Company.
Jeffrey I. Badgley
Mr. Badgley currently serves as the Company’s president of International & Military, a title he has held since March 2022. Previously, he served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer from December 2013 to March 2022. Prior to serving as Co-Chief Executive officer, Mr. Badgley served in various executive positions, including Chief Executive Officer (1997 – 2003; 2011 – 2013), Co-Chief Executive Officer (2003 – 2011), President (1996 – 2011), and Vice President (1994 – 1996). In addition, Mr. Badgley served as a director from 1996 to 2014 and as Vice Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Badgley also served as Vice President to Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. from 1988 to 1996 and has been their President since 1996.
Deborah L. Whitmire
Ms. Whitmire, 56, has served as a director of the Company since February 2020. Ms. Whitmire has been employed by the Company since 1996. She has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since January 2017, after serving as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller from January 2014 to December 2016.
Prior to that time, she served in various finance and accounting positions with Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. from October 1996 to January 2014.
Ms. Whitmire has provided valuable expertise and leadership as a seasoned member of the Company’s executive team and is a significant asset to the Board, providing insights into the Company’s operations and an in-depth understanding of the Company’s financial condition, opportunities and challenges on a current and historical basis.
Mr. Madonia currently serves as our Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel since September 1998. From April 1994 to September 1998 Mr. Madonia served as our Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Madonia served as Secretary and General Counsel to Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. since its acquisition by Miller Group in 1990. From July 1987 through April 1994, Mr. Madonia served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Flow Measurement. Prior to 1987, Mr. Madonia served in various legal and management positions for United States Steel Corporation, Neptune International Corporation, Wheelabrator-Frye, Inc. and The Signal Companies, Inc.
Josias W. Reyneke
Mr. Reyneke currently serves as our Vice President since March 2021 and our Chief Information Officer since January 2017, after serving as our Vice President of Operations to Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. from July 2011 to December 2016. From 2002 to 2011, Mr. Reyneke served as Director of Management Information Systems and Materials of Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. Mr. Reyneke joined Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. as a consultant in 1997 to assist with the implementation of an enterprise resource planning system and was subsequently offered the position of Director of Management Information Systems in 1998, a position he held until 2002. Prior to 1998, Mr. Reyneke also served in various management positions for SE Technologies, Wheels of Africa and Toyota South Africa.
Mr. Linden currently serves as our Vice President and Chief Manufacturing Officer since January 2021, after serving as our Vice President of Operations from January 2017 to December 2020 and as Director of Special Projects from January 2015 to December 2016. From August 2012 to December 2014, Mr. Linden served as General Manager, Ooltewah Operations. In addition, Mr. Linden served as Production and Manufacturing Services Manager from December 2009 to July 2012 and Engineer from May 2004 to November 2009.
Mr. Tiano currently serves as our Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer since January 2021. From May 1997 to December 2020, Mr. Tiano served as Vice President of Sales for Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc.