David L. Miller
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David L. Miller joined the UT System in January 2017 and is the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for financial operations statewide, including developing financial and operational strategies and metrics. As a board-elected officer he assists the President in the management of the University system and other specific duties prescribed by the Board of Trustees. The Office of the SVP & CFO includes the treasurer, controller, financial administration, investment management, information technology, human resources, and capital projects.
Miller joined the University of Tennessee System following 20 years of service in the University of Wisconsin System. In the UW System he was the senior vice president for administration and fiscal affairs from 2013-2016; associate vice president for capital planning & budget from 2003- 2013, and assistant vice president for state relations from 1997-2003. Miller began his professional career in Washington, DC in law, government, and public education.
A native of east Tennessee, Miller graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1984. His degree included a full-time legislative internship in the 1984 session of the Tennessee General Assembly. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He resides in Knoxville with his wife Nancy and two daughters.