Miller Companies manages a diverse portfolio of operations, investment, and technology companies in the regulated gaming, hospitality, technology, and aviation industries. We focus on early stage companies and special situations where our expertise can produce outsized results for all stakeholders. Today our work focuses on gaming route operations, regulated internet gaming, Indian gaming, and aviation.
Mr. Miller is a serial entrepreneur with five successful startups on his track record. Prior to Miller Companies, he founded Gaming Capital Group in 2005, Prairie State Gaming in 2009, Pelican State Gaming in 2013, Commonwealth Gaming in 2015, and was one of the founders of Sierra Design Group, a gaming technology company sold to Bally Technologies in 2003 for $220 million. He has extensive experience in gaming regulatory matters, and has been a senior executive in gaming companies for 20 years.
Mike Morris is Miller Companies’ Chief Operating Officer. Mike began his career as a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army in multiple combat arms leadership, planning, and logistics roles before moving to the civilian work force for BOC Gases. BOC is a UK based global manufacturing company where Mr. Morris continued to work in operations management, crisis management, and national staff roles. He focused on lean manufacturing principles implementation, cost control, and optimization. He joined a startup project to create a national commercial contracting service that developed into an entity with consistent annual sales of $5 million that continues to successfully service a niche franchise need. Mike served as the founding COO for Prairie State Gaming, a large Illinois VGT terminal operator recognized as a leader in the Illinois VGT market eventually acquired by Penn National Gaming in 2015. Mike brings his decades of experience in operational & logistics management and his unique expertise in distributed gaming from the Illinois market to Commonwealth Gaming. A Desert Storm combat veteran, Mr. Morris is in his 30th year of service in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel. He is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University and the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College graduate program.
Noel specializes in operational and logistical solutions. He served as the Director of Operations in the Illinois market. Noel oversaw seven route offices and was responsible for an operations force of over 75 managers, technicians and collectors. Together they managed over 1,800 video gaming and redemption terminals. Their combined efforts resulted to one of the highest win-per-unit averages within the Illinois VGT market. As a combat arms officer, Noel served in multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. He retired after 20 years of service.
Greg is a 20+ year industry veteran. He has held leadership positions in gaming operations, compliance and technical services. He has performed duties ranging from Tech Services to Operational Compliance for some of the largest VGT route operators in Oklahoma and Illinois for the past 13 years along with another 9 years in gaming management in Nevada, Missouri, Mississippi and North Carolina. Greg is an Air Force veteran who served his country for over 8 years in the Munitions Systems field.
Nichole Bargo is the accountant for Miller Companies. Nichole obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Concordia University Chicago. She then went on to complete her MBA with a Finance concentration from Benedictine University. Nichole started her career in commodities trading with a brokerage firm that is one of the world’s leading merchants. She has always been enthusiastic about investments and investment theories. Miller Companies utilizes her accounting knowledge to enhance the company’s investment portfolio.
Steve has nearly 20 years experience in the amusement and gaming industry. Over the past six years he has focused his efforts on designing top-notch gaming areas and marketing over 270 video gaming locations to players in Illinois. He is a graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in Fine Art. Steve has won multiple international awards for his graphics work on marketing campaigns. Steve served in the United States Marine Corps as an infantry squad leader.
Miller Companies Headquarters
40 E. Hinsdale Ave. STE 204 Hinsdale, Illinois 60521