W. Sheppard "Shep" Miller III was appointed Secretary of Transportation by Gov. Glenn Youngkin in January 2022.
He was appointed to the Commonwealth Transportation Board in June 2018 by Gov. Ralph Northam. He is a native and lifelong resident of Norfolk. He attended public schools in Norfolk before receiving a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College and a MBA from the College of William & Mary. In 2017, he retired as chairman and sold KITCO Fiber Optics.