Sunny Miller was a Founder of the Firm and an emeritus member of the investment committee. He was in the investment business for over thirty years. Prior to FM&W’s founding in 1996, Captain Miller spent twelve years with Alex. Brown & Sons. Before joining Alex Brown in 1984, Captain Miller was a Senior Vice President with Johnston & Lemon. He began his career in finance with Mackall & Coe where he served as a Partner. An alumnus of the University of Virginia, Captain Miller served as a fighter pilot in both World War II and Korea, and spent twenty-five years as a naval aviator, ultimately retiring with the rank of Captain.
Captain Miller was the former Chairman of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation; a former President of the Kiwanis Club of Washington, and was a current member of the Kiwanis Foundation. He was a former Governor and Finance Committee member of the Chevy Chase Club. Captain Miller was also a member of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee at St. Albans Parish. He had six children and six grandchildren.