Henry Brown

Henry Brown

Henry Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Henry K. Brown is the Chief Executive Officer for Miller Electric Company.  He is a third-generation CEO of the company, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, H.E. Autrey, his uncle Ron Autrey, and his mother Susan Walden.  

A Jacksonville native, he is a graduate of Stetson University where earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters of Accountancy.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) licensed by the State of Florida.  After starting his career in Public Accounting with Deloitte and working as a financial analyst in the shipbuilding industry, Henry joined Miller Electric Company in 2001 as the Controller and moved up through the company as Vice President and later Sr. Vice President of Corporate Operations.  He became CEO of the company in 2012.

In addition to his formal education, Henry has significant continuing education in the electrical contracting industry and broader construction industry.  He is a graduate of NECA’s Executive Management Institute (EMI), and has previously earned the designations of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). He is also the recipient of NECA’s 2021 James H. McGraw Award.

As CEO, Henry’s primary responsibilities include fostering a culture that aligns with the core values of the company, developing strategy to position the company for long-term success, and effectively allocating human and financial capital to implement strategy.  He works with other members of the management team on business development and industry relations, and stays involved with every major client and project.  

In addition to his work at the company, Henry is involved in a variety of community and industry organizations.  He is currently Chair of the JAX Chamber; Chair of the Northeast Florida American Heart Association Heart Challenge; Chair of YPO Florida; Immediate Past Chair and member of the Executive Advisory Board for JU’s Davis College of Business; member of the Race and Social Justice Task Force for United Way; member of the YMCA Metropolitan Board; member of the Board of Trustees of Jacksonville Country Day School; member of the Executive Committee of Stetson University’s Family Enterprise Center; member of the Board of Directors of United Way of Northeast Florida; and member of the Board of Directors of NECA’s North Florida Chapter.

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