Miller, Beth

Beth Miller

Senior Advisor

Background & Experience

Elizabeth Kay Miller (Beth) is a project manager at Becker & Frondorf, a project management and cost estimating firm based in Philadelphia.

Dedicated to supporting dynamic cities, she thrives when cultivating collaborative relationships with nonprofit, public, and corporate partners to unlock expertise and imagine what is possible. As project manager, she works with clients to get things built.

As a 2020 Loeb Fellowship at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, she had the opportunity to grow with an extraordinary cohort of nine. She immersed herself in courses at the College, the Kennedy School, and the GSD, exploring the intersection of people, place, and policy.

From 2001-2020, Beth served as Executive Director of the Community Design Collaborative, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that strengthens neighborhoods through design. She served on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 2011 to 2016. She has also served on numerous civic boards including: The Center for Architecture, the Design Advocacy Group (DAG), the Association of Community Design, The Center City Residents Association, and Young America PAC.

Beth holds a Master’s in Government Administration from the Fels School of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in the Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Interest Design 
  • Neighborhood Economic Development
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Organizational Development
  • Program Development and Management
  • Foundation Relations 
  • Collaboration and Team Building
  • Civic, Community, and Volunteer Engagement