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Paul Miller

U.S. Coast Guard


Last updated: May 24, 2022

Commander Paul Miller is a Sloan Fellow Master of Business Administration (2022) candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Paul is a military professional with over 16 years of experience in operations, public policy, and U.S. Executive/Legislative Branch strategy in the National/Homeland security space. Prior to Sloan, Paul served in several leadership roles in operations leading teams in command at sea and major ports in the United States. Paul served at the White House on the National Security Council Staff as the Deputy Senior Director for Legislative Affairs. In this capacity, he led all Congressional engagement from the White House across the U.S. Government interagency to support U.S. national security interests. Paul received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University, and a Master in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is a recipient of The George Washington University Trachtenberg School for Public Policy 2020 Recent Alumni Award, a former Council on Foreign Relations Stephen M. Keller Term Member, and a 2021 graduate of the Naval Post Graduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security Executive Leaders Program.

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