Chairman & CEO, Universal Health Services, Inc.
Alan B. Miller is Chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE – “UHS”) which he founded in 1978. UHS, a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest hospital management companies in the nation. It owns and operates 132 facilities in 32 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Net revenues of the Company are in excess of $5 billion annually. He also serves as Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE – “UHT”). UHT is a REIT that he founded that currently has 52 investments located in 15 states. Prior to founding UHS Mr. Miller was Chairman and CEO of American Medicorp Inc. (NYSE), a pioneering hospital management company.
Mr. Miller was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 1991 and Financial World named him CEO of the Year in hospital management. He was also named as one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare the last 5 years – 2004-2008. In 1992 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of South Carolina and received the George Washington University President’s Medal in 2002. He also received the Chairman’s Award from the United Negro College Fund, the Americanism Award of ADL and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 1999 he was presented with the first Lifetime Achievement award of the Federation of American Hospitals, who honored him for his many years of industry leadership.
Both Fortune Magazine and The Wall Street Journal noted Universal Health Services as having the highest return to shareholders (38%) of all health care providers for the 10 year period 1990-2000. For the period 1992-2002, UHS also led the category at 29%.
He is a Trustee of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a Director of the Philadelphia Regional Performing Arts Center (Kimmel) and Chairman Emeritus of the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
At graduation from the College of William and Mary in Virginia he was commissioned in the U.S. Army and served in the 77th Infantry Division retiring with the rank of Captain. He served as a trustee of the William and Mary Endowment Fund, and is a life member of the school’s President’s Council. He has received high honors from the College, including the William & Mary Alumni Medallion, the College’s highest alumni award in 1999; and the Clarke Medallion, the highest honor presented by the Business School, in 2007. The William and Mary School of Business relocated to the newly constructed Alan B. Miller Hall in 2009. Mr. Miller is a 2010 Horatio Alger Award recipient.
Mr. Miller earned his MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served on the Executive Board and the Board of Overseers.
He and his wife Jill have three children, two daughters and a son, Marc, who also earned his MBA at The Wharton School, and is the President of Universal Health Services.