I’ve known Norman G. Miller, Jr. , both personally and professionally, for four decades. To not belabor my admiration for his high character and amazing organizational expertise, let me simply say—in case after case—I have witnessed his construction and business management skills at close hand and have never been disappointed. Quite the contrary; his performance in managing large, complicated and expensive projects has always been marked by excellence. Norman is intellectually gifted. He is an extraordinary communicator with everyone from laborers and carpenters to engineers and attorneys. His record-keeping,
Norman is intellectually gifted. He is an extraordinary communicator with everyone from laborers and carpenters to engineers and attorneys. His record-keeping, planning, and written reports are far above average and his ability to ferret out and analyze information has made his research and interpretative skills the source of a significant amount of profit to our firms over the years.
This remarkable individual is one of the rare people who could have done anything he wanted. He could have flown jets, been a surgeon, written novels. What he chose to do, what gives him pleasure, what he loves, is building things. He makes the ground shake and organizes the big body of workers necessary to bring buildings out the ground on time and on budget again and again.
~ Edward Ellis, Ellis Business Services, Melbourne FL
This kind testimonial deserves a reply. Ellis Business Services barely scratches the surface of the professional accomplishments of Edward Ellis. He is a gifted photographer. Mr. Ellis founded a newspaper and served as its editor and publisher. Eddie sold the newspaper and pursued a real estate career. In addition, he earned a MIRM designation from the National Association of Home Builders. Eddie developed both commercial and residential subdivisions for himself and for others. He is now a published historian. His personal collection of Eastern North Carolina historical artifacts and document was donated to East Carolina University and resides in the ECU Joyner Library Manuscript Collection.