The Ports of Indiana has selected Jeff Miles as director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. He is an Indiana native and veteran of the maritime industry. Miles most recently served on the senior executive team for the North Carolina State Ports Authority and succeeds Scott Stewart, who stepped down in January.
His industry experience includes more than 30 years as a senior-level manager in the port, maritime transportation, and logistics sectors. As a key member of the North Carolina State Ports Authority senior executive team, Miles held positions including chief operating officer, deputy executive director and interim chief executive officer. Prior to his time at the North Carolina Ports, he served 10 years as the general manager of container operations at the South Carolina State Ports Authority and three years as president of a private marine terminal company specializing in bulk and break-bulk operations.
In addition to his port leadership roles, Miles has also managed intermodal logistics and terminal operations for major ocean carriers, including Maersk Line and U.S. Lines, and worked as a logistics, shipping and business consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Booz Allen Hamilton.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston and a Master in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.