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Ralph Moore

Ralph Moore

SPECIAL ADVISOR

Mr. Moore is President of Ralph G. Moore & Associates (RGMA), a Chicago-based management consulting firm. Founded in 1979, RGMA is one of the nation’s premier change management organizations specializing in minority business development and supplier diversity integration as a corporate strategy. Companies and institutions such as Walmart, the University of Chicago, Major League Baseball and The Walt Disney Company – have engaged the services of RGMA.

A former accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co., Mr. Moore is recognized as one of the world’s foremost thought-leaders in the area of supplier diversity and has been the lead trainer for the National Minority Supplier Development Council for over 20 years.

Mr. Moore has been a key contributor to supplier diversity seminars throughout the United States as well as South Africa, Canada, France and the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Procter & Gamble and Macy’s Supplier Diversity Advisory Councils. Mr. Moore is also the author of the RGMA Five Levels of Supplier Diversity, which has been embraced as the gold standard for benchmarking corporate supplier diversity initiatives.

Mr. Moore has received numerous awards during his distinguished career including the Ron Brown Award from the Chicago Minority Business Development Council and the NMSDC Leadership Award, the organization’s highest honor bestowed upon a CEO of a minority business enterprise.

Mr. Moore is a certified public accountant and member of the Southern Illinois University College of Business Advisory Board.