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.
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.
John Lovitsch is project manager for Miller Companies. John comes from working in the non-profit sector for 10 years in fundraising, operational administration and management. Joining Miller Companies, he has taken on the start-up of Pilot Proficiency. He is also manager of sales for North Central Air Charter and consults for other areas of Miller Companies. John holds three master's degrees and further studies in civil and international non-profit policy and law. He specializes in providing a disciplined approach to executing operations, policies, procedures, protocol, identifying new opportunities, as well as implementing changes within existing business practices.
Heather O’Bryan graduated from St. Mary’s College in 1988 with a major in Elementary Education, minor in Math, and Kindergarten Endorsement. After teaching for 4 years Heather received her Masters Degree in Education with Honors from National Louis University in Chicago. Heather taught until her first child was born and then stayed home with them. She started at Miller Companies in 2018 and continues to contribute to the organization of Miller Companies.
Karen Sadowski is the accountant for Miller Companies LLC. Prior to joining Miller Companies Karen was President of an electrical contracting company. She also worked for nonprofit organizations for 8 years before running a family electrical contracting company for five years. Karen joined Miller Companies in February of 2019
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