From the school house to the clubhouse and then on to the White House, Rick Miller has spent 40 years advocating, teaching, and supporting all of America's children and youth.
In 1981, Miller served in the White House as a loaned executive in support of the President's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives.
Miller has also testified before Congress on a number of issues affecting youth and the not-for-profit sector.
For 30 years, Miller was an executive with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, including serving as the national director for government relations.
In 1998, Miller was appointed Arizona State University's first practitioner in residence serving the Center for Leadership and Non-Profit Management.
ASU's College of Human Services recognized Miller in 2007 with its Visionary Award.
Miller founded Kids at Hope in 1999, a national initiative designed to change the paradigm from youth at risk to Kids At Hope.
Miller has published a number of influential articles on fundraising, organizational development, and youth services.
Additionally, he has written two books, From Youth at Risk to Kids at Hope: A Journey Into the Belief System Where All Children Are Capable of Success, No Exceptions!, coauthored with international best-selling author John Carlos and foreword by Ken Blanchard of The One Minute Manager fame.
In addition to his Kids at Hope duties, Miller is on the faculty at Arizona State University.