Joined EDPA: 2020
Bakari Miller serves as Vice President of Business Development for the EDPA. In this role, he works with the EDPA team and other economic development allies across Alabama to execute targeted business attraction and recruitment strategies.
Before transitioning to EDPA, Bakari enjoyed a successful career as an Institutional Trust Strategist for Regions Financial Corporation where he supported commercial bankers within the North Central Alabama area. Bakari has also worked as Director of Annual Campaign at United Way of Central Alabama. For much of his career, Bakari served within Wealth Management, where he rendered investment advice and financial planning services to individuals and businesses.
Bakari is a native of Columbia, South Carolina, a Stillman College graduate, and received his M.B.A. from the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. With his greatest passion being baseball, he served four years as President of the Southside Ball Association- the same league in which he played as a child. He enjoys golfing, traveling, and often tackling do it yourself projects around the house, which makes their dog take cover whenever he sees a toolbox.