Board of Trustees

Mr. Henry E. "Hank" Miller III

Hank Miller IIIMr. Miller, a resident of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, was appointed in 2015 to the UNCW Board of Trustees by the UNC Board of Governors and was reappointed to a second term ending in 2023. He is Chair of the Board and a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, Business Affairs Committee, the Educational Planning and Programs Committee, and the External Affairs Committee. He is also Chair of the Executive Committee and the Endowment Board.

Mr. Miller, a licensed real estate broker, is President of Miller Realty Associates Inc. and M&N Equipment Rentals Inc., and serves as a Senior Vice President for Cape Fear Commercial LLC. Prior to joining Cape Fear Commercial, Miller was Chairman of Miller Building Corporation. He maintains a general contractor's license.

A Wilmington native, Miller attended North Carolina State University and graduated from UNCW in 1985. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Aldermen for the Town of Wrightsville Beach. He has served in leadership roles with numerous civic organizations, including the Wilmington Urban Area Transportation Advisory Committee, the Wilmington Regional Association of REALTORS Government Affairs Committee, and the Board of Directors of the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

He also has served as Chair of the UNCW Foundation Board. He is assistant treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Cape Fear Council of Boy Scouts and immediate past president of the Board of Directors of the Thalian Association. Miller previously held civic roles with the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts Board of Trustees, the Leadership Team of the Partners for Economic Inclusion and the Town of Wrightsville Beach Planning Board. Miller is past president of the Board of Directors of Cape Fear Academy. He formerly served as co-chairman of the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and is a past president of the North Carolina Azalea Festival (1994). Miller also served as a member of the Southeastern NC Economic Development Commission and the Board of Directors of the Charlotte Partnership and NC Citizens for Business and Industry.