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Arnie Miller

Arnie Miller, now retired, joined forces with John Isaacson in 1983 just a year after the firm's founding, and was a leader in the firm for many years. In his early career, Arnie served as the District Representative for Congressman Allard Lowenstein of New York, soon thereafter co-founding the Contract Research Corporation, a management consulting firm in Boston. He served as the Director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office during the administration of President Jimmy Carter, and is recognized for having recruited an unprecedented number of women and people of color to leadership positions in the federal government. Arnie entered the search profession with Nordeman Grimm in New York before joining Isaacson, Miller in Boston. In addition to his overall leadership role in the firm, Arnie anchored Isaacson, Miller's practice serving some of the nation's most consequential advocacy and policy organizations. Along the way, Arnie led IM teams that assisted two US Presidents and two US Secretaries of State in staffing leadership posts. An Army veteran who served in Korea, he is a graduate of Hofstra University and studied at Harvard's Russian Research Center. In retirement, Arnie makes himself available from time to time to provide counsel on search assignments where his singular expertise and perspective are particularly helpful.