The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has appointed Lewis L. (Lee) Bird III to its board of directors. Bird is the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the At Home Group Inc., based in Plano, Texas, with 129 stores in 31 states. Bird also has served as managing director/consumer practice leader of The Gores Group, a global private equity firm; group president of Nike Affiliates for Nike Inc.; chief operating officer of Gap; and chief financial officer of Old Navy. Prior to his consumer/retail career, he held various strategic and financial leadership roles at Gateway Inc., Honeywell/AlliedSignal Inc. and Ford Motor Co. He started his career as an assistant vice president and commercial loan officer for BayBanks Inc.