allen milam

Began a career in the grocery business as a 21-year old stock clerk, learning every aspect of the industry before opening the independent grocery retailer, Milam’s Markets, with his father in 1984 and, with the help of many of his siblings and their children, now operates a total of five stores throughout Miami-Dade County. Allen’s strong commitment to community and service has driven Milam’s Markets to become one of South Florida’s most philanthropic family-owned businesses.


In addition to his longstanding support of the Jason Taylor Foundation, Allen and Milam’s have received the Distinguished Donor Award from The Live Like Bella Childhood Cancer Foundation, has been recognized by Best Buddies International for creating an inclusive workplace for people of all abilities, actively supports Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, has been recognized as a Lifetime Friend of the Friendship Circle Miami in striving to provide friendship and inclusiveness to children with special needs, and has been recognized by the City of Miami for decades of civic service, including their call to action in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.