An award-winning communications strategist and executive coach, Shira Miller focuses on identifying and developing best-case possibilities for companies and their people. In her current role as the Executive Vice President, Communications for the National DCP, the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative that serves the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts, she handles all aspects of internal, external and corporate communications, issues management, brand image and plays a key role in the development of executive leadership. The Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) has more than 25 years of award-winning experience in corporate communications, employee engagement, public relations, executive coaching and marketing.
Prior to joining the organization, she helmed Shira Miller Communications, which served clients such as Cox Communications, Spanx, InterContinental Hotels Group, Farm Rich, FOCUS Brands and the Synthetic Turf Council. Her expertise has helped companies of all sizes engage talent; develop inspiring leaders; build a positive culture during times of growth, change, mergers and acquisitions; and enhance their brand image with internal and external audiences.
The Emory University alumna previously directed communications for two billion-dollar companies (American Retail Group and Morrison Management Specialists), served as PR Manager for The Shepherd Center, Community Relations Manager for Days Inns of America and Weekend Bureau Coordinator for the NBC News Southeastern Bureau. Much to her mother’s delight, Shira has been recognized with over 40 industry awards, including PRSA's National Bronze Anvil Award for Consumer Media Relations. Her story and opinions have been recognized in Shape, Health, First for Women, Quick & Simple, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Emory Magazine, Fitbie (MSN’s Healthy Living portal), bestselling business book The Power of Nice, and Trust Your Gut: How the Power of Intuition Can Grow Your Business. Shira lives in Atlanta with her husband Justin, a fellow healthy living buff who competes in Iron Man triathlons for fun.