For immediate release: April 22, 2014
Harold Mills, chief executive officer of ZeroChaos, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Jacksonville Branch. His term began March 20, 2014, and runs through Dec. 31, 2015.
Before joining ZeroChaos, Mills was a director and general manager of one of AT&T's (formerly Ameritech) emerging technology business units. Prior to Ameritech, he held several management positions at General Electric as a member of one of its fast-track management training programs.
Mills serves on the boards of Boy Scouts of America, Florida Hospital for Children and Florida Minority Business Opportunity Council. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and the executive committees of Metro-Orlando Economic Development Commission and Florida Citrus Sports Council, among others.
He has been honored with many awards including the 2008 EY (formerly Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur of the Year, the 2010 Peter Yessne Staffing Industry Innovator of the Year, Orlando's 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year, Orlando Business Journal's Top 40 under 40 in 2010, and others.
Mills earned a bachelor's degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta branch directors provide economic information from the branch territory to the district Bank's president and head office directors, who use the information in discussing monetary policy options and making discount rate recommendations. Mills was appointed to the board of directors of the Jacksonville Branch by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. The Board of Governors appoints three of the directors of the Jacksonville Branch, and the Atlanta head office directors appoint four.