Miles Dickson is a third-generation Las Vegan with expertise and practical insight in the areas of government and public affairs, public policy, strategy, social responsibility, and organizational development. His skillfulness in consortium development, analysis, and project management allows him to help clients make the most of their engagement efforts, develop sustainable internal capacity, and create value for their organizations and communities.
As a Principal with Las Vegas-based management consulting firm The JABarrett Company, Miles serves as a senior advisor and project manager for clients spanning the private, public, and social sectors.
His unique experience includes past positions with: Three Square, Southern Nevada’s food bank and distribution hub; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P.; and Moonridge Group, a philanthropic advising firm that assists individuals, corporations, and nonprofits in developing and managing their charitable investments. Prior to law school, Miles spent more than seven years in the golf industry, including nearly three years as the director of a sales and wholesale operation.
He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he received the Dean’s Award and was selected to deliver his class’s commencement address. He also received a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, with a minor in Business Law, from UNLV. Miles’ work and community involvement have been profiled in VEGAS Magazine, multiple UNLV publications, and Vegas SEVEN, which named him to its annual Most Intriguing People list. He currently serves on the Boyd School of Law Dean’s Advisory Council, Regional Advisory Board for Teach for America Las Vegas Valley, and on the Board of Directors for Opportunity 180.