Joseph Moore

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Regions covered: South Region

Joseph joins the team at the American Cancer Society after 20 plus years of nonprofit development experience. Before moving to Houston in 2004, he worked in the arts and culture sector, most notably for the venerable New York Botanical Garden where he helped raise funds for the organization’s $100 million “Campaign for a New Era.” Since moving to Houston, he spent seven years at the Houston Zoo where he worked on a $50 million campaign to build Phase I of The African Forest exhibit. Afterward, he assumed the position of Senior Director of Advancement at the University of Houston and then Senior Managing Director of Development Strategy for Teach For America – Houston. Most recently, he has also spent time as an Independent Financial Advisor and a Nonprofit Development and Marketing Consultant. In his spare time, Joseph – a former opera singer and actor – enjoys performing in Houston’s vibrant community theatre scene. 

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