Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., is proud to announce that chief operating officer Patricia B. Miller has been honored as a 2011 Woman of Distinction by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Miller, one of the region’s most dynamic women, will be recognized Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel. The award recognizes her professional accomplishments, community service and career milestones.
“I’m truly honored to be included in a group of such influential and talented women,” said Miller. “I love what I do and am fortunate to work for a company that shares my beliefs and values. Day in and day out, I strive to make a difference in the lives of others and I feel good knowing that my work is helping to support the next generation of learners.”
Miller joined Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., as the chief operating officer in January 2004. With more than 35 years of experience in building brands through leadership and strategic development, her career has spanned the university environment, retail, franchising and for-profit education industries. As chief operating officer of Nobel Learning, Miller has responsibility for more than 155 preschools in 15 states and the District of Columbia.
Outside of the office, Miller serves as a mentor to professional women and is active in community service. She is on the board of Pathways PA, an organization dedicated to helping women, teens, children and families achieve economic independence and well-being. Her other commitments include The Forum for Executive Women, The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, and Women’s Way. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and resides in Wayne, Pa.
“Philadelphia Business Journal is thrilled to honor the women who are true role models in our region in professional achievement and community service,” said Craig Ey, editor of Philadelphia Business Journal. “The 2011 Women of Distinction winners, in particular, embody all of what makes the Philadelphia region great; people who are very talented, passionate about what they do and committed to personal, professional and community success.”