Dan Miller

Dan Miller

1956 -


Interview Length: 69 minutes

Interview Date: November 11, 2010

Interview Location: Dan Miller's Accounting Firm, North and 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA




Raised in Lower Paxton Township, Dan earned his MBA at Penn State and his CPA soon after. He purchased a few Harrisburg area properties as investments and took a job with a CPA firm with whom he felt he could become a partner - until his employer became aware that Dan was gay and subsequently fired him. Dan filed a lawsuit that gained national attention in 1993, which he lost, but he succeeded in bringing gay issues to light. Dan started his own CPA firm and got involved in city politics, becoming the first elected gay city councilor, and, more recently, city controller. Business Revolving Loan Committee. He is a founder of the GLBT Business Association in Harrisburg.