Kenneth V. Miller
Millennium Restaurant Group
Kenneth V. Miller is president of the Millennium Restaurant Group, LLC which owns and operates several restaurant properties in Southwest Michigan, including Martell’s Restaurant and Tavern (formerly The Black Swan), Epic Bistro, Central City Taphouse, The Union, Fieldstone Grill, The Wine Loft, CityScape Events Center and Millennium Catering, all of Kalamazoo / Portage, and The Idler of South Haven and Martell’s of Coldwater. He is also a principle of Havirco, a Kalamazoo, Michigan-based investment management firm started in 1983.
Ken also previously served as director and member of the executive committee, and chairman of the audit committee of Bioment, Inc. (OTC-BMET), Warsaw, IN, a manufacturer and marketer of orthopedic and surgical products. He was a co-founder of AvTech Laboratories, Inc., a Kalamazoo, a pharmaceutical products testing laboratory and is a co-founder of TEAM Industries, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI/Winchester, VA, a manufacturer of expanded polystyrene used primarily in commercial and residential construction. Ken was also co-founder of and served as president/chief executive officer of Radio Associates Group, owner/operator of radio broadcast properties in Michigan, California and Nevada.
He is also a director and chairman of Keystone Community Bank of Kalamazoo and currently serves as a Trustee and Past-Chair of Western Michigan University’s (WMU) Board of Trustees. He is also a director and Chair of the WMU Foundation and is a director and executive committee member of the Michigan Restaurant Association. He previously served as a trustee and chairman of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation and remains trustee of the Havirmill Foundation. He is a past-president and board member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra; past chairman of the WMU Haworth College of Business Advisory Board; member of the WMU College of Fine Arts Executive Cabinet and is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Kalamazoo Country Club. He currently serves as chair of Downtown Tomorrow, Inc. Board of Directors. Ken is a recent recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for WMU and the Red Rose Award for exceptional community service from the Kalamazoo Rotary Club.
He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.