A lifelong resident of New Orleans, R. King Milling is the Chairman of the America's WETLAND Foundation. He also chairs the Governor's Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation and serves as a member of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana.
Milling is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association, serves as a member of the Tulane Law School Dean's Advisory Board and on the board of directors of the New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He also serves on the boards of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, LSU Health Sciences Center, Dillard University, and the Greater New Orleans Education Foundation.
He was elected director of Whitney National Bank in 1978 and as director of Whitney Holding Corporation in 1979. He served as President of Whitney National Bank and Whitney Holding Corporation from 1984 until April 2007 and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors from April 2007 until December 2008.
Milling is a graduate of Washington & Lee University and Tulane University.