Kellan Moore

President and CEO

Team member since August 2017

My Responsibilities at the Endowment:

  • Leads overall management and strategic direction for the Endowment.
  • Manages the Board of Directors, Executive and Nominating Committees.
  • Participates in Grants Review Committee and reviews applications.
  • In partnership with Board Chair and Equity Leadership Team — leads the Endowment’s racial equity capacity building and training.
  • In partnership with the board and Director, Racial Equity and Advocacy — engage in advocacy efforts for the Endowment to advance positive change for children.

My Proudest Accomplishment:
Working with our board, staff, community and other funders to re-imagine philanthropy, grantmaking and advocacy centering racial equity in all that we do. Our journey has just begun, but our commitment is for the long haul.

Before I Joined the Endowment: 

  • Founding Executive Director, Care Share Health Alliance
  • Community Relations Director, Rex Healthcare
  • Executive Director, Foundation of Hope
  • Program Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Foundation
  • Supervisor, corporate giving, Progress Energy
  • Development Director, Methodist Home for Children

Education, Awards, Community Engagement:

  • BS in Communications from Ohio University.
  • MPH in Public Health, UNC Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public.
  • 2010 recipient of the “Jacob Koomen Public Health Practice Award,” presented by the faculty of UNC’s Department of Health Policy and Management.

When Not Working, I Enjoy:
Time with family and friends entertaining, traveling, walking around downtown, trying new restaurants.