Kim Miller is the CEO of SCARPA North America and a veteran of the outdoor industry. As a lifelong climber and backcountry skier, his passion for the outdoors and business led him into the outdoor industry at an early age while growing up in Denver, Colorado. He has held numerous positions in the industry over the course of his career and has worked as an outdoor educator, mountain guide, sales representative, and specialty retailer in addition to his experience in executive leadership.
Some of Kim’s most notable accomplishments include being an original founder and employee-owner of Black Diamond Equipment and the creation of SCARPA North America as the center of operations for SCARPA SpA in North America. Throughout Kim’s career, he has made service, advocacy, and giving back to the industry a priority. In addition to his role as a WRA Board of Directors member, Kim also serves on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council and Executive Committee and is a former SIA Board of Directors member.