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Alex Miller ’07 named to Buffalo Business First ‘40 Under 40’

Alexander Miller ’07 has been named to Buffalo Business First’s 2023 “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes 40 men and women under 40 for career success and involvement in community activities.

Miller, 39, a Buffalo-area native who earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood/childhood education from Alfred University in 2007 and a master’s degree in education from SUNY Buffalo State, is a special education teacher for Buffalo Public Schools.

He is also owner of Charles Burchfield Home & Studio, a two-story home and custom-built art studio in West Seneca, NY, that was the estate of the internationally known artist, Charles Ephraim Burchfield, and Born & Raised Shop, a specialty store started in 2017 that sells Buffalo-based products, including apparel, home décor, jewelry and more. A portion of the proceeds from Born & Raised sales goes toward the restoration of Charles Burchfield Home & Studio. Miller bought the Charles Burchfield Home & Studio in 2020 and this year launched Burch Fest, an event honoring the painter’s legacy.

Buffalo Business 40 Under 40 press release

Miller also owns and manages more than a dozen local apartment complexes and runs a Buffalo-based photography and retail business. As founder of White Gloved Vegan, he is an international influencer and blogger promoting the vegan lifestyle.

He is a member of the Charles Burchfield Gardenville District and the West Seneca Historical Society; founder of and

Miller lives in Amherst, NY, with his wife, Brittany, and son, Roman. He has been a teacher in Buffalo Public Schools since 2010.