Eddie N. Moore Jr.
EDDIE N. MOORE, JR., served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Norfolk State University, a public, historically black liberal arts university from 2015 until 2017, and as interim President and Chief Executive Officer beginning in 2013. Mr. Moore was interim President and then Chief Executive Officer and President of St. Paul's College, a private, historically black liberal arts college, from November 2011 to June 2012. Beginning in June 1993 and until July 2010, Mr. Moore was the President of Virginia State University, a public research university. Upon retirement as President in 2010, he was named President Emeritus of Virginia State University, a position which he continues to hold. He previously served as University Comptroller at The College of William & Mary for two years, and as state treasurer for the Commonwealth of Virginia for three years, heading the Department of the Treasury and serving on 15 state boards and authorities with oversight responsibility for over $20 billion of the Commonwealth’s assets and investment portfolio. For the first 14 years of his career, Mr. Moore worked at Gulf Oil Corporation, which specializes in exploring, producing, refining and marketing of petroleum and natural gas. During his tenure at Gulf Oil Corporation, Mr. Moore rose through the ranks, ultimately directing major components of the company’s accounting and budgeting functions. Since 2005, he has served as a director of Owens & Minor, Inc., a distributor of national name-branded medical and surgical supplies and a health care supply chain management company, and is a member of its Audit Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Moore has served as a director for Universal Corporation since 2000 and is the Lead Independent Director, and a member of the Audit, Executive and Finance and Pension Investment Committees.