Irving A. Miller is group vice president of corporate communications Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. TMS is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota in America.
Miller is responsible for all TMS public relations activities in the United States, including Toyota, Lexus and Scion product news, media relations and publications. He also oversees TMS corporate contributions, video communications and the Toyota USA archives.
Miller began his career with Toyota in 1980 as merchandising manager in the San Francisco Region. Since then, he has held several regional management positions, including field operations manager of the Denver Region, assistant general manager of the Cincinnati Region and general manager of the Kansas City Region. Miller also served as market representation manager for Toyota and Lexus division, corporate manager of advertising-merchandising for the Toyota Division, vice president, field operations, Customer Services and vice president of sales for Lexus.
Most recently, Miller was vice president of the Office of the Web, a group of top marketing and technology professionals organized to unify Toyota's electronic commerce programs. Prior to joining Toyota, Miller worked for Chrysler Corp. and American Motors Corp.
Active in community affairs, Miller is a director and president of the Los Angeles Urban League Automotive Training Center, a joint venture of Toyota and the Urban League launched in 1993. He also serves as chairman on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Urban League and on the Board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, the Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach, Operation Hope, the Toyota Foundation, the Long Beach Symphony Association and Automotive Hall of Fame. In addition, he is a member of the A.W. Page Society, an organization of public relations professionals.
Miller attended Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa., where he earned a bachelor's degree in finance, and Nova University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he earned an MBA.