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Border States' Former CEO Tammy Miller Sworn In as Lt. Governor of North Dakota

Jan. 3, 2023

Border States Electric (Fargo, ND): Tammy Miller, former CEO, was sworn in as the 39th lieutenant governor of North Dakota on Jan. 3. She led the company through an impressive period of growth, as under her leadership, Border States grew from under $500 million in annual sales to nearly $2.5 billion. She continues to serve as board chair. Miller joined the employee-owned company in 1991 as the accounting manager and served in a variety of roles including corporate controller, vice president of finance, executive vice president, general manager for the Southwest region and president.

According to the press release announcing her appointment, Miller served as COO in the Governor’s Office from April 2020 through Dec. 2022, working with cabinet agencies to enhance citizen focus, drive innovation and improve the delivery of government services. As lieutenant governor, Miller serves as president of the state Senate and chairs the Capitol Grounds Planning Commission, North Dakota Trade Office, Task Force for Military Issues in North Dakota, Northern Plains Unmanned Systems Authority, State Investment Board, State Board of Equalization and Early Childhood Council.

A native of Brocket, N.D., Miller graduated from high school in Lakota. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a MBA from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Miller is a certified public accountant and early in her career spent eight years in public accounting.