Gail Miller

Larry H. Miller Group

Utah-based Gail Miller owns the Larry H. Miller Group, which has interests in real estate, healthcare, finance and entertainment businesses. She and husband Larry (d. 2009) turned a single Toyota dealership into the eighth-largest auto dealer group in America before she sold it to Asbury Automotive in 2021 for $3.2 billion. The Millers purchased the Utah Jazz NBA team in 1986 for $22 million; in 2020 the family agreed to sell it to billionaire Ryan Smith for $1.66 billion. They still own a small stake. In 2018, she published the book “Courage To Be You: Inspiring Lessons From An Unexpected Journey.”

Year appointed: 2010