Mr. Milliken began his career with the Southwestern Corp., working in central Pennsylvania selling educational books door-to-door. After college he joined the family business, rising to VP of Domestic and International Sales for Milliken Distribution. Blair developing patented products and in bringing them to market. Over his 15-years at the business he became the holder of a number of patents. This experience would serve him well in the future. Blair Milliken entrepreneurial drive moved him into Residential and Commercial Real Estate investments which he participated in from 2003 to 2008. In late 2007 a new patent based business opportunity presented itself to purchase an environmental cleaning company in Texas. The opportunity is still in the due diligence phase.
In Early 2011 Blair briefly marketed for the regional telecommunication company Light Speed. This opportunity was short lived as Shawn Milliken asked Blair to come back to the family’s business, Milliken Distribution, to organize the recasting of the company. The work to be done this time revolved around rebranding, increasing sales, developing new patented products and seeking out additional suppliers of LED Signage products.
Mr. Milliken has volunteered his time as a high school crew coach , church small group leader and a scoutmaster. He and his wife Amy met at Florida State University over 25 years ago and reside in Englewood, FL with their three children.
He holds a AA degree from Manatee Community College and studied marketing at Florida State University, where he met his wife of twenty years, Amy. They have three children, Chase, Megan and Connor.