Brian Miller named interim acting executive director of the Maryland Port Administration


June 20, 2023

Dear Subscriber,

Brian Miller

Brian Miller has been named interim acting executive director of the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) following the resignation Friday of former Executive Director William Doyle.  Mr. Miller will now oversee and manage the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned, public marine terminals.  

Prior to his current position, Mr. Miller served as MPA’s deputy executive director for operations and logistics since 2020.  He oversaw MPA’s operations, security, information systems, and engineering departments. 

Mr. Miller was MPA’s director of operations from 2016 through 2020.  He managed daily operations of the Port of Baltimore including terminal operations, facility maintenance, crane maintenance, cruise operations and the quality program.   Beginning in 2006, Mr. Miller served for ten years as MPA’s general manager of port operations where he oversaw comprehensive improvements to the Dundalk and Seagirt marine terminal gate entrances, continuous coordination with federal agencies regarding best security practices in relation to cargo processing and designing technological enhancements to improve cargo throughput.   

Mr. Miller began his maritime career in 1989 with Port East Transfer/Hale Intermodal. In 1995 he joined the operations department of Lykes Bros. Steamship Corporation rising to Baltimore port manager for Lykes Lines LTD in 1999.  In 2000, he accepted a position as operations manager for MPA’s Maryland International Terminals and was promoted to manager in 2001.  He held that position until 2006. 

Brian also served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1987 through 1997.  He achieved the rank of captain and was honorably discharged.

Brian received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989 from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) in Westminster, Maryland.  He received a Master’s in Transportation and Logistics Management from American Military University in West Virginia in 2008.   He is married with two children and resides in Fallston, Maryland.