RALPH G. MOORE
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. He is also a key contributor to supplier diversity seminars throughout the United States as well as South Africa, Canada, France and the United Kingdom and is a member of the Procter & Gamble and Macy’s Supplier Diversity Advisory Councils.
Mr. Moore is the author of the RGMA Five Levels of Supplier Diversity, which has been embraced as the gold standard for benchmarking corporate supplier diversity initiatives, and has received numerous awards and recognitions during his distinguished career including the Ron Brown Award from the Chicago Minority Business Development Council and the prestigious 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 where he graduated with honors, earning a B.S. degree in Accounting..