Sandy Miller has experience in the transportation and tourism industries and strong knowledge of the vehicle rental market. He started his career in 1979 at the vehicle rental company Budget Group, Inc. that he joined as North East Field Operation Manager, before becoming a franchisee of Budget Rent-a-Car from 1980 to 1987. Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Team Rental Group in 1987, he notably supervised the acquisitions of Cruise America, VPSI, Premier Car Rental and Budget Rent-a-Car; he then served as President, Chief executive Officer and Chairman of Budget Group from 1997 to 2003, where he supervised the acquisition of Ryder TRS as well as the acquisition of Budget Group by Cendant Corporation. From 2003 to 2012, he served as Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Franchise Services of North America, Inc., where he managed the acquisition of Advantage-Rent-a-Car, the merger with Rent a Wreck Capital and U-Save. He also served as member of the Board of Directors of the restaurant chain Stoonewood Holdings and of the State University of New York at Oswego Foundation and as President of the American Car Rental Association.
Sandy Miller is currently Managing Partner of the private investment firm Basin Street Partners that he founded in 2001 and was from 2006 to 2017 Vice Chairman of the Board & Founding Director of the bank Gateway Financial Holdings of Florida, Inc. He is also a management consultant at Gerson Lehrman Group since 2003.
Sandy Miller holds a Bachelor of Science, Business from the State University of New York, Oswego, NY.