Founder and President
Nathan Miller is a writer, commentator, and the President of Miller Ink. He has served as a communications strategist and speechwriter for executives at the highest levels of business and government, helping them to navigate complex issues spanning from Middle Eastern diplomacy to alternative energy policy to international real estate. From 2010-2013, Nathan served as the Director of Speechwriting for Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
As a senior communications adviser and the chief speechwriter for Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor, he was instrumental in crafting some of the most acclaimed and highly scrutinized speeches delivered on the floors of the UN in recent memory.
Nathan has been recognized by Israeli newspaper Maariv as one of “ten young Jews who will change the world” — and by OC Metro as one of Southern California’s 40 most inspiring entrepreneurs under 40. His work has appeared in the pages of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times, and many other international publications. Previously, Nathan served as the policy director of the Homeland Security Advisory Council and as a Goldman fellow at the Transatlantic Institute, a think tank in Brussels, Belgium. Nathan holds an MA in Public Policy and a BA in History, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Senior Account Supervisor
Meira is a talented writer, with a background in marketing, and print and digital publishing. Prior to joining Miller Ink, she served as Assistant Director of Marketing at ETTA, and worked at Mishpacha magazine and Penguin Books. Meira is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received her BA in English Literature with highest honors, and of the Denver Publishing Institute. She is fluent in Hebrew and has studied Spanish and French.
Ilana Blum is a writer, strategist and researcher with a wide-ranging background in politics, advocacy, and foreign affairs. She previously worked as a researcher at the RAND Corporation, as a Fellow at the Center for Civilians in Conflict in Washington, D.C., and as a Fulbright Scholar in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Ilana holds an MA in International Security Studies and International Law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and a BA in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She speaks Persian, Tajiki, and Arabic.
Rachel Bracker is a writer and media strategist with a background in journalism and design. She earned a BA in Linguistics with a minor in News, Media, and Society at the University of Southern California, where she received a USC Presidential Scholarship, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and completed coursework in the Thematic Option honors program. At USC, she served as an editor for the Daily Trojan for four semesters and as a photographer, beat writer or columnist for three semesters. Rachel's hobbies include vegetarian cooking, travel, and guitar.
Social Media Director
Sam Avishay is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he received his BA in History with high honors, special emphasis on the History of Food and Hunger in American Foreign Policy. Prior to working at Miller Ink, Sam interned in the speechwriting office at Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations under Ambassador Ron Prosor, studied cooking and butchery at Berkeley’s Chez Panisse, and covered arts and entertainment for UC Berkeley’s Daily Californian. Sam is fluent in Hebrew and French and has studied Japanese, Spanish, and Arabic.
Sam has been with Miller Ink since it was founded in 2013.
Leah holds a BS in Global Justices Studies with a minor in Spanish from James Madison University. She previously worked as a paralegal and an editorial assistant. When she isn't working, Leah loves to travel and spend time at the beach with her husband and two dogs.