By: Donald V. Watkins
November 22, 2022
Horace and Crystal Miller of Birmingham, Alabama are the proud parents of two very successful children – Jared and Ambrice Miller. These siblings are superstars in their respective professions.
Jared and Ambrice Miller are also two of the 32 Birmingham area students who were awarded college scholars by Voter News Network, a Birmingham-based political news service I founded in 2001.
Over the years, I have watched the impressive personal growth and outstanding professional accomplishments of Jared and Ambrice Miller. I salute Jared and Ambrice, along with their parents and individual families, as we approach the Thanksgiving weekend!
Jared Miller is Superstar in Law and Business
The oldest of the two Miller siblings is Jared Andrew Miller, a married father of twins. Jared and his family reside in Dallas, Texas.
Jared is a Corporate Legal Counsel at Amazon, Inc. and the lead attorney supporting U.S. Employee Benefits for the company. Jared specializes in ERISA, HIPAA, employee benefits law, plan document drafting (SPDs, SMMs, plan amendments), corporate strategy, and provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Jared is also an Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law teaching an employee benefits and ERISA litigation course.
Prior to joining Amazon’s Corporate Legal Counsel’s office, Jared worked at AT&T in several capacities from 2013 to 2021. He started as a Senior Benefits Analyst for Litigation and Appeals. Jared was promoted to the position of Lead Benefits Senior Associate for Health & Welfare. He later served as Lead Benefits Senior Associate for Corporate Governance.
Jared is licensed to practice law in Texas, Minnesota, North Dakota, and the District of Columbia.
Jared received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2013. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Auburn University in 2009.
Ambrice Miller is a Superstar in the World of International Finance and Fine Arts
Ambrice Miller is a married mother of one son. Ambrice and her family live in London.
Since November 2019, Ambrice Miller has worked for Invesco as the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Head of Liquidity Sales & UK Head of Institutional for Passives.
Prior to Invesco, Ambrice worked at BlackRock in various capacities from 2013 to 2019. She started as a Securities Lending Product Manager. After one year, Ambrice promoted to a Securities Lending Business Strategist based in London. Ambrice was responsible for creating a sustainable market advantage through market and trend analysis, initiative ideation and leveraging partnerships across the firm.
In 2016, Ambrice was promoted to the position of Vice President-Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) Head of Insurance. Ambrice held this ETF position until she joined Invesco.
Prior to her work at BlackRock, Ambrice worked at Bank of America from 2009 to 2013. Ambrice started in the bank’s Charlotte, North Carolina Project Management Office as the Lead Quality and Change Delivery Associate. From 2010 to 2012, Ambrice served as Bank of America’s EMEA Global Records and Information Management Project Lead in London, where she led the GRM risk and compliance policy implementation across the 26 Bank of America Merrill Lynch EMEA countries in line with FSA and OCC regulations on information management. Throughout this 2009 to 2013 period, Ambrice was a designated Assistant Vice President at the bank.
Ambrice Miller attended the six year Visual Arts program at the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) to develop her technical skills of painting, drawing and printmaking. It was during her studies at ASFA that she began to find interest in the human form. Upon graduation from the ASFA in 2005, Ambrice attended Davidson College in North Carolina, where she studied for Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine and Studio Arts and Political Science. At Davidson, Ambrice was awarded the Romare Bearden Scholarship -- a scholarship granted to a student who demonstrates a promise and a passion for the Arts.
In addition to being a genius in the complex world of international finance, Ambrice Miller is also a world-renowned artist whose works have been exhibited around the globe. Her artistic ability is profiled at: www.ambricemiller.com.
The "Best of the Best"
Jared and Ambrice Miller represent the "best of the best" in successful adults. This is who our children can be when they are loved in our homes, supported by their families, properly educated in our schools, mentored by caring entrepreneurs, and committed to academic excellence.
There are 30 additional Voter News Network Scholars who have equally impressive profiles. Going forward, we will introduce them to you.
Congratulations to Horace, Crystal, Jared, and Ambrice Miller for a job well-done!