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The West Council is proud to announce its newest virtual conversation offering: 

our monthly 


The NEWS WRAP UP will feature a keynote

who will drop in during our virtual happy hour and give a critical time-sensitive update

on a current news topic that will affect our members.

The NEWS WRAP UP will occur monthly on the last Thursday of the month from 4-5 PM. 


Must register to get Zoom credentials that will be emailed to you the morning of the event.

Our September Topic and NEWS WRAP UP Keynote Speaker is:


"What's Hot in Business in Jacksonville

A conversation with Henry K. Brown,

President and CEO, Miller Electric Company


2020 Chair of the JAX Chamber Board of Directors


Henry K. Brown is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Miller Electric Company. He is a third-generation leader 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 he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters of Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) licensed by the State of Florida; 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).


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. He moved up through the company as Vice President and later Sr. Vice President of Corporate Operations. He became CEO of the company in 2012.


As President and CEO, Henry is the leader of the executive team. His primary responsibilities include development and alignment of strategy, culture, and capital to ensure the long-term success of the company. 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 a member of the Jacksonville Civic Council; 2020 Chair of the JAX Chamber Board of Directors; Past-Chairman of the Executive Advisory Board for JU’s Davis College of Business; President of the Board of Directors of NECA’s North Florida Chapter; a member of YPO and Vice-Chair for the YPO Florida Chapter. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of United Way of North Florida, and past Vice-President of the Board of Trustees of Jacksonville Country Day School.




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