Mr. Greg Moore

Greg Moore
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Mr. Greg Moore's Biography

Type Of Business:
Nonprofit community collabotrative organization
Marketing Area:
Board leadership, planning, and operations; Business-level diversity and inclusion strategies and tactical action plans; Employee resource groups; Group facilitation and training delivery; Process and productivity improvement; Training and developing people
Major Product/SVS:
Networking opportunities with other diversity and inclusion professionals; Education and sponsored events for organizations and members to grow their knowledge of diversity and inclusion
Favorite Business Publication:
DiversityInc.; Fast Company; Psychology Today
Walking half-marathons; Reading; Golfing; Comedy; Traveling; Watercolor painting
Education Degrees:
MBA Coursework, Southern Methodist University; MBA Coursework, The University of Texas at Dallas; Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma; Training in Re-engineering and Process-Centered Enterprise; Coursework in Diversity; Training in Edward de Bono Lateral Thinking and Innovation; Coursework in Organizational Learning; Coursework in Strategy Formulation; Coursework in Management Development Assessments; Coursework in Effective Leadership; Coursework in Team Empowerment; Training in Safety Management; Coursework in Power-Talk Communications
Affiliations Awards:
Co-Chair, Plano City Council Committee (2015); Board Member, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau; Former President, Greater Dallas Advisory Board; Texas State Diversity Council; Graduate, Executive Board Member, Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, Plano, TX; Internal Vice President, Richardson, Texas Chapter, U.S. Jaycees; Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve; Former President, Work Friendly, Inc.; University of Texas-Dallas Community Diversity Advisory Council; Society for Human Resource Management
Place of Birth:
Nonprofit Management
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Work History:
Regional Diversity and Inclusion Manager (2006-2013); Six Sigma Expert/Engineering (2000-2006); Total Quality Manager (1992-2000); Business Division Services Manager (1987-1991); Manufacturing Operations, Multiple Roles (1969-1987); Two Summers, Industrial Engineering (1967-1968); USMC Reserves (1970-1976)
What do you feel separates you from the rest of the professionals in your industry?:
Mr. Moore has been an engaged and innovative leader inside his companies and within his communities for his entire career. As a straight, white, older male, his passion for diversity and inclusion is unique among his peers, as is being honored with six diversity awards. Also, he understands organizational cultures because of his high-level service in more than five different careers.
What has been the most outstanding thing you have done thus far in your career?:
His greatest career achievements include leading the Best Practice North Texas Diversity Council for 20 years, the subsequent adoption of those practices across the company, and orchestrating the continued effective working relationships between ERGs.
How would you like to be remembered by your peers?:
He would like to be remembered as an effective, thoughtful, reliable and giving partner who had great ideas, was a joy to work with, got the job done, and was passionate about diversity and inclusion.
If you could solve one problem in the world today, what would it be?:
He would solve the lack of trust within organizations. Mr. Moore believes the bottom line is that, in many cases, business leaders have a lack of trust among the people in their organizations. Since some people are allowed to not treat others fairly and with dignity and respect, it shuts down communication, and reduces diversity of thought. Organizations lose out on the amazing innovative power realized from total engagement of all people.
If you could have lunch with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?:
Mr. Moore would have lunch with Steven M.R. Covey, the author of the book "Speed of Trust." His concept that as trust goes up, speed goes up and cost goes down is so simple but powerful. Mr. Moore would want to gain more insight as to how to convince leaders that they should invest in pursuing the development of more trust among the organization's members.
Expanded Biography:
Mr. Moore recently retired from Raytheon Company Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) as the regional diversity manager for North Texas, and the chair of the North Texas diversity council. He served as chair/co-chair for 20 years, and worked directly with employee resource groups and local business leaders.

For SAS, he served as facilitator and North Texas member of the business-level diversity council, was program manager for the annual business-level diversity action plan, and helped create and execute diversity strategies and programs. At the Raytheon Company level, he led diversity projects and represented SAS on the Raytheon Global Mentoring Coordinators Council, and orchestrated mentoring programs across the business.

He is the immediate past president of the Greater Dallas Advisory Board for the Texas Diversity Council, having served 3 terms as president, and is a member of the current executive team. Mr. Moore is a member of two Dallas area community diversity efforts: the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and the University of Texas at Dallas Community Diversity Advisory Council. He also recently joined the leadership council of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America North Texas chapter. He also served three years as president and executive board chairman for Work Friendly, Inc., a local nonprofit collaborative dedicated to educating organizations about the benefits of family friendly policies.

Mr. Moore is a certified Raytheon six sigma lead expert, and supported the SAS Airborne Processors product line in McKinney, Texas, and El Segundo, CA for 5 years, with multi-million dollar cash savings results. His work experience spanned over 45 years in manufacturing operations, engineering, total quality and human resources, including extensive teaming and facilitation know-how, plus certification by ASQ as a Quality Engineer. Mr. Moore is a graduate of the Leadership Plano, Texas program, and served on its executive board for one year. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and completed 30-plus hours of MBA work from Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlight of his career was receiving the HENAAC Santiago Rodriguez Diversity Award in 2008, because it honored his body of work and the results of partnering with many others to improve diversity and inclusion at Raytheon. Mr. Moore received the award, but it would not have been possible without so many others who worked with him over the years.
Corporate Champions Dallas; Leadership Council, North Texas Chapter, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America; Northwest Arkansas Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of AmericaVolunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Dallas, TX
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Number Of Years In Current Position:
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
He attributes his success to his positive attitude, sense of humor, organizational skills, big-picture perspective, ability to build long-lasting professional relationships, and can-do approach.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
He became involved in his profession because of his prior experience working as a member of the regional diversity council for Raytheon, and his personal experiences managing a microwave module production factory with primarily hourly, female, minority employees.
Extended Bio Profile:
Mr. Moore is an engaging, innovative and accomplished professional with broad experience in diversity, training, productivity improvement, manufacturing operations, total-quality management and engineering administration. He has successfully led major multi site projects and product-line programs. Committed to continuous learning, Mr. Moore is a strong thinker and team leader who sees the big picture and employs collaborative styles. He began working at the young age of 10; he helped his father with a newspaper route and worked with him until he was 19 years old. Mr. Moore was first introduced to the concept of diversity when he landed a job as an operations manager for a microwave module assembly and test facility; he worked with mostly females and minorities. In 1994, Mr. Moore was invited to join the the North Texas Diversity Council, which was an extremely rewarding opportunity. Mr. Moore's life journey began in Joplin, Mo. He met his wife, Beverly, when he was in the seventh grade. They were married in 1969 and have a daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter. Overall, through his work over the years, thousands of employees have been engaged by participation in diversity and inclusion events, and the training and education of diversity, behaviors, work skills and tools, and productivity improvement topics. Also, thousands of students and citizens have been exposed to and mentored in STEM. Specifically, Mr. Moore is proud of successfully building and managing the RF Microwave Module Factory, leading the successful ISO 9001 Certification for a hi-tech multi-site division, helping Texas Instruments win the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, earning a Six Sigma Expert Certification and saving more than $15 million for a product line, and leading the Best Practice North Texas Diversity Council for 20 years.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Coordinating and executing meetings and events; Handling member development; Conducting community engagement activities; Liaising with the state board of directors; Managing member communications and strategic planning
Education Certifications:
Certified Six Sigma Lead Expert, Raytheon Company (2001); Training Certification in Accelerating Change Management; Training Certification in Team-Based Organizations; Quality Manager, American Society for Quality; Training in ISO 9001 Auditing
Diversity First Award, Greater Dallas Advisory Board, Texas Diversity Council (2014); Diversity Champion, Texas Diversity Council (2012); Santiago Rodriguez Diversity Award, HENAAC (2008); Raytheon STAR Award (2008); Emerald Honors in Research Science Award for Affirmative Action (2004); Raytheon Diversity Award (1998); TI Quality Award for Excellence (1990)
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Mr. Moore intends to move into consulting and expand his diversity and inclusion work within the Northwest Arkansas area.
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