September 30, 2020 | Virtual Conference and Vendor Forum

Peggy J. Miller

Chief Executive Officer, PacStar

Peggy J. Miller

Chief Executive Officer, PacStar
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Biography

Miller joined PacStar in 2007, initially responsible for overseeing the company’s finances as chief financial officer. In June 2009, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all of the company’s day to day operations.  And in January 2015, Miller was promoted to become Chief Executive Officer. She also serves as corporate secretary and treasurer.

Miller has an established record of building businesses and strengthening finances through a series of executive-level management positions. While at PacStar, she has been a leader and significant contributor to PacStar’s success, providing strategic guidance as the company moved from operating losses to becoming a profitable company recognized within the DoD for its quality products and outstanding customer service.  Under Miller’s leadership, the company has won major US DoD programs of record including US Army T2C2 and US Marines NOTM.  Miller has received a number of awards for her leadership including being named a 2018 Woman of Influence by the Portland Business Journal, receiving the 2019 Athena Award, named as NW finalist for E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year and awarded a Gold 2019 Stevie Award for Women Executives in Business. Miller was also named one of the 2019 Top 12 Executives of the Year by the Portland Business Journal and was recently announced as the 2020 Technology Association of Oregon Sam Blackman Award winner (formerly Technology Executive of the Year).

Prior to joining PacStar, Miller served in a series of C-suite positions including as CEO of privately held Astoria-Pacific International, President of Concero, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Monstermoving.com, Inc. It was there, at Monstermoving.com, where in addition to her former company, Virtual Relocation.com, she acquired five companies to form the Monstermoving group. She helped co-found Virtual Relocation in 1998 which was sold to Monster, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST) in May 2000 for $80 million. From 1993 until 1998 she was CFO of Bioject Medical Technologies (NASDAQ: BJCT) and prior to that she was Vice President of Finance for Oregon Health and Science University. Miller holds a BS in Business Administration with honors from Portland State University.

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