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.
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 Register.com (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 Marketwatch.com (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 (VF.com), a contributor to USA Today's Money Section, and a regular guest on Business
Talk Radio, a nationally syndicated drive time program.
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