Charles Moore served as executive director of CECP since the organization’s founding in 1999, until February 2013. From 1994-1999, he was Director of Athletics at Cornell University. Prior to that, Charles was president and CEO of a number of multinational manufacturing companies, served as managing director of Peers & Co. (investment banking), CEO of Peers Management Resources, Inc. (management consulting) and vice chairman of Advisory Capital Partners, Inc. (investment advising).
Charles is a former member of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and a National Board alumni member of the Smithsonian Institution. From 1992-2000, he was Public Sector Director of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and chairman of that organization’s audit committee. He also served as chairman of the USOC’s 2012 Bid City Evaluation Task Force.
Charles won a gold medal and set the record in the 400m hurdles in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He finished second in Sullivan Award balloting for top U.S. amateur athlete in 1952, and was selected as one of “100 Golden Olympians” in 1996.
He is a 1947 graduate of Mercersburg Academy and a 1951 BME graduate of Cornell University.