Dakota Pacific is a privately held asset management firm that traces its origins from the JR Miller family office. JR Miller was founded in 1989 by John R. Miller, whose vision and operational expertise can be seen throughout its many diverse holdings in real estate, private enterprise, and agriculture. In 2009, John retired as the CEO of National Beef Packing Company. During his tenure, John grew the Company through strategic partnerships and asset acquisitions beginning in 1991. As CEO, he grew National Beef from $500 million in sales to over $7 billion in sales with 8,000 employees from its headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.
John has been recognized in Forbes magazine, Fortune Magazine, and numerous food industry articles over the years due to his leadership, operating expertise, and track record for turning around and building successful businesses.