W. Miles Marks

W. Miles Marks is a Managing Director of Client Development and a Client Advisor at Avalon Advisors. In 1998, Miles became President and CEO of the Texas A&M University 12th Man Foundation, where he served until joining Avalon. Prior to his role as President and CEO, Miles was Vice President and Houston Group Manager in Commercial Banking with the Texas Commerce Bank / Chase Bank of Texas organization where he worked for 11 years. Miles began his banking career with First City Bank and is currently an Advisory Director of a Houston-based Bancorporation.  He serves on the Ambassadors Council of the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M, the Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Century Council as well as on the Houston Furniture Bank board.



  • Texas A&M University, M.B.A. in Management (1982)
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A. in Accounting (1979)


W. Miles Marks

Managing Director

Client Development

Client Advisor


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