Vice President of Workforce Development and Education at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Cynthia Miller is Vice President of Workforce Development and Education at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. During Cynthia’s tenure at the Chamber since 2001, strong collaboration among the Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington Chambers and the three Workforce Development Boards in the 16-county North Texas region has accelerated regional workforce and economic development. The Chamber serves in an intermediary function between business, educational entities, government and community stakeholders to aligning educational preparation with future workforce needs, positioning education as the foundation of economic development.
Dr. Miller’s career of more than 40 years includes experience in human resources, project management, public/private partnership development, charitable giving and fundraising, and community affairs. Prior to joining the Chamber, Cynthia worked at the Fort Worth Independent
School District, at Bechtel Corporation Engineers and Constructors in San Francisco, California, and at Bank of America in California and Texas. She directed the Bank of America Foundation for Texas, placing $5.5 million annually in education, community development, health and human services and arts and cultural charitable grants.
Dr. Miller received a B.A. in French from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She earned her Ph.D. in K-16 Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington in December 2014.
Cynthia lives in Fort Worth with her husband Kent Miller, a retired professor of political science. She has two adult daughters, two adult stepdaughters and a young granddaughter. She has served on nonprofit boards and advisory groups in California, Texas, Washington, D.C. and New York. Cynthia is an accomplished pianist and enjoys playing for community and charity events.