Native Houstonian and local business leader, Paula Ann Miller, was recently appointed to American Bank’s Houston Regional Board of Directors.
Miller is founder and President/CEO of P.A. Miller Consulting, Inc., a full-service accounting and consulting firm. With more than 30 years’ experience in financial consulting for law firms, private businesses, and Fortune 500 companies, she brings a deep knowledge of finance, accounting, audit, strategic planning, governance, and valuation to the Board. Miller has a passion for serving her community and her state, having served on numerous local boards and as a governor appointee to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. She was also named one of ‘Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women’ by Houston Woman Magazine in 2022 for her leadership in business and the community.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Paula Ann to our Houston Regional Board,” said Glenn Clements, American Bank’s Vice Chairman for Houston. “Her depth of business and financial experience will complement our current Board as we work to expand our reach in the Greater Houston area. Not only is Paula Ann an accomplished business executive, she’s also an experienced board-level leader who will bring immediate value to our Regional Board.”
“I’m honored to join American Bank’s Houston Regional Board of Directors, and to be part of an organization with a strong reputation for client service and community support,” said Miller. “It’ll be a privilege to work alongside many of Houston’s best business leaders. I hope to lend my knowledge and experience to help American Bank achieve its goals for long-term, sustainable growth.”
“American Bank’s vision is to become a leading Texas regional bank,” said Charlie Phillips, American Bank’s Market Leader for Houston. “Paula Ann’s financial management background and desire to serve her local community are a great fit for our Regional Board. She will be an important contributor to helping us realize our near-term priorities and long-term goals, which will only benefit our clients.”
“Each member of our Houston Regional Board is significant to helping American Bank accomplish its strategic objectives,” said Donette Stubblefield, American Bank’s Chief Banking Executive – Commercial and Wealth. “Paula Ann is a great addition to a formidable group of Houston business leaders and influencers. I’m excited to see how her expertise helps us better serve our clients and reach the Greater Houston community.”
Miller is the eighth local business leader to join the Houston Regional Board of Directors for American Bank.
About Paula Ann Miller
Paula Ann Miller began her career at Coopers & Lybrand, currently PwC, and has accumulated 30 years’ experience in financial consulting for law firms, private industry, and Fortune 500 companies. Miller founded P. A. Miller Consulting, Inc. in 1995. With offices in Houston and New York City, she continues to serve as President and CEO.
Miller is a strong business leader with deep knowledge in strategic planning, finance, accounting, audit, due diligence, governance, compliance, cybersecurity, valuation, and restructuring across many industries. She graduated from the Owner President Management Program at Harvard Business School. Prior to that, Miller earned an MBA in Finance and a Master of Science in Accounting and Tax from the University of St. Thomas. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Houston, earning a bachelor’s degree in Pre-Law and Criminal Justice.
Miller is a native Houstonian and has a passion for serving her community and the State of Texas. As an appointee of Governor Rick Perry, she served as a member of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) and continued in this role under the leadership of Governor Greg Abbott. Miller was also elected to the Board of Directors for the Harvard Business School Club of Houston, serving as President for The Woodlands Chapter. She also served on the Board of Trustees for the Houston Ballet, on the Board of Directors for the Alley Theatre, and on the Board of Directors for the Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts. Miller served on the Advisory Board of Directors for BBVA USA and remained on the board through the acquisition by PNC. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston. Miller was named one of ‘Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women’ by Houston Woman Magazine in 2022 for her leadership in business and the community.
About American Bank
American Bank was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1970. It is an independent financial institution with assets of $2.5 billion as of June 30, 2023. American Bank has 19 locations in the Texas communities of Austin, Houston, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Rockport, Goliad, and Victoria. Since early 2022, American Bank has made two strategic acquisitions. It acquired ACG Equipment Finance based in Austin, Texas, which provides financing for essential business use equipment across the United States. American Bank also acquired TexStar National Bank and its six branch locations in the San Antonio area. American Bank’s strategic plan includes growth in the size and scope of the bank’s operations and geographic footprint; an exceptional banking experience for clients; and a position as a leading regional Texas bank. Services include Commercial Banking, with Centers of Excellence specializing in commercial real estate, medical, energy, SBA and technology lending; a full range of Personal and Business Banking services, including business and personal deposit accounts and loans; Wealth Management services including Private Banking, Investment Management, Trust and non-bank investments; a full suite of technology-enabled Treasury Management services; home mortgage and construction-related loans; and a full range of electronic banking services. More information can be found at www.americanbank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.