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David L. Moore

Chairman & CEO

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Experienced senior operating executive, venture capital and private equity investor and transactional entrepreneur with a strong background in direct marketing and service businesses. Has held a wide range of leadership and board positions in public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
Currently, Mr. Moore’s business activities are centered in three key categories:  Operating Businesses, Private Equity/Venture Capital Investing, and Senior Advisory Work.  The operating businesses include majority and controlling interests in six businesses with over 800 employees and $350 million in revenue.  The private equity and venture capital activities involve personal and partnership investments in over a dozen different small and mid-sized businesses, including sourcing and evaluating deals as a partner of Sonostar Ventures and Moore Holdings.  Advisory work includes a senior advisor role to brand incubator 100 Mile Group and its founder, Jesse Itzler; board member of Spanx, Inc., Relationship Science, CommunityCo (a member organization for successful entrepreneurs and senior executives) and
Alternative Investment Management, LLC (AIM), an independent, privately-held $1 billion investment management firm, registered with the SEC. As a private equity/venture capital investor, Mr. Moore has investments in over 20 different businesses, including Hubble Contact Lenses (online direct marketer of subscription contact lenses), Aqua Finance, Inc. (consumer finance business), Quip (online direct marketer of dental care products) and Grab (the leading on-demand car service in Southeast Asia), among others. Mr. Moore is also a minority partner in the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club in the NBA.

Executive Leadership

Chairman & CEO of Moore Holdings, LLC, which owns six businesses that operate under license from Andersen Window Corporation. These six Renewal by Andersen replacement window businesses sell and install Andersen's high-end residential replacement windows on an exclusive basis in the following markets: New York/NJ Metro, San Francisco, Toronto, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Grand Rapids, Cincinnati/Dayton and Nashville/Knoxville. These companies (combined) have more than 800 employees and generate over $350 million in revenue. Moore Holdings also invests in a variety of private firms. Previously, Mr. Moore was also CEO of (NASDAQ: RCOM), a business services company with 500 employees and two million small business customers, following a successful turnaround and sale to a private equity firm. He is also a Founding Partner of Sonostar Ventures, LLC, a private equity/venture capital firm he co-founded in 1997, which invested in over 20 firms, including Marquis Jet.
Corporate Board Experience

 Since 2000, has served on the Boards of fifteen different companies, seven of them public (two NYSE and five NASDAQ).  Currently, Mr. Moore is a Board member of Spanx, Inc. (the leading shapewear brand for women founded by Sara Blakely), Relationship Science (an online business development software and networking tool), CommunityCo (the leading membership organization bringing together successful entrepreneurs and creating other online communities and trade associations) and Alternative Investment Management (a $1 billion alternative asset money management firm). Previously, he has served on the boards of a wide range of companies: Network Solutions, one of the largest domain registration and online small business website services companies; Chairman of Garden State Brickface, one of the largest remodeling firms in the United States, direct marketing to consumers and small businesses; board member of CBS (NASDAQ: MKTW), a leading provider of business news and financial information (company sold in January 2005 to Dow Jones), Vice Chairman of Marquis Jet, Inc. (sold to Berkshire Hathaway's NetJets), and U.S. Home Systems, Inc., the country's largest kitchen cabinet refacing company. Other public board experience includes Lumen Technologies and Bolle Sunglasses, both public companies.  


Not For Profit Board Experience

Over the past ten years, Mr. Moore has also had extensive involvement in a wide range of educational, social service, religious and health-related organizations, including: President of the Board of Trustees, City Parks Foundation, a New York City organization that runs cultural, athletic and social activities for tens of thousands of students in over 800 NYC parks; Trustee and Chair of the $250 Million Annual Campaign of UJA-Federation in NYC, the largest local fundraising organization in the U.S. (previously served as Co-Chair of the Private Equity Division); Active Amherst College Alumnus, with previous experience as Chair of the Amherst College Annual Fund, President of the Society of the Alumni for Amherst, and New York Area Chair and a member of the Executive Committee of the “Campaign for Amherst”, a $425 million fundraising campaign; former Chair of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Metro Chapter in New York City; Trustee and Co-Chair of Development for Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services ($200 million annual budget serving mental health programs for over 40,000 needy New Yorkers); Trustee and Fundraising Chair for Central Synagogue, one of the country’s largest synagogues; Trustee of Aish Hatorah, NYC; Chairman, T-L Youthworks (a NYC School System program); and Trustee, Museum of Eldridge Street, restoring a landmark building in NYC; volunteer.


Profiled in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, New York Post, Newark Star Ledger and Remodeling Magazine. Interviewed and panelist on CNBC's "Power Lunch", Fox Business, CNNfn, Business Week Magazine's "Money Talks", WNYW-TV in New York, XM Radio's "Left Jab" and for a variety of other publications and programs.
Awards & Publications

Honored in 2012 by City Parks with the “People and Parks Award” for making an impact on NYC’s public parks.  Honored in 2006 by Eldridge Street Project with the “Landmark Distinction Award.”  Youngest person to have been awarded Amherst's College's "Medal for Eminent Service", which he received at Commencement 2000 and recipient of the "Distinguished Service Award" in 1998 and 2001 from the college.  Recognized by Ernst and Young and Inc. Magazine as a finalist for the "Entrepreneur of the Year" Award in 1997, and was recognized as an industry leader in the "Big 50" Award sponsored by Remodeling Magazine and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.  Published pieces in the Wall Street Journal Op-Ed page (October 13, 2011); The New Yorker in the "Shouts & Murmurs" column (August 29, 2005), Vanity Fair website (, a contributor to USA Today's Money Section, and a regular guest on Business Talk Radio, a nationally syndicated drive time program. 

Mr. Moore received a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from Amherst College in 1978 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1980.

In addition to his professional and charitable activities, Mr. Moore is a professional stand-up comedian.  He also lectures on the subject of using humor as a leadership and motivational tool.  He is the creator and producer of "Funny Business," a series of sold out comedy shows featuring business-themed comedy.  He has headlined at Caroline's on Broadway, and been featured in the New York Comedy Festival and the Nantucket Comedy Festival, as well as The Friar's Club, Stand-Up New York, and the Comic Strip in New York City, the Improv in Los Angeles and Bocanuts in Boca Raton, Florida.  He has performed and lectured for the Chamber of Commerce, J.P. Morgan Chase, UBS, Institutional Investor Magazine, Weil, Gotshal law firm and other corporations.  Mr. Moore resides in Manhattan with his wife and their two children.