Fred Moore joined AGB Search in 2017, after serving as President of Buena Vista University (BVU) in Storm Lake, Iowa, for 22 years. Mr. Moore’s search expertise includes leading President, Provost/VPAA, Deans, and Vice Presidents searches.  

Representative Executive Searches

  • Calvin University - President
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville - President
  • Grand View University - President
  • Morningside University - President, Dean of the Walker School of Education, Dean of the School of Business and Continuing Studies

Experience and Honors

During his tenure at BVU, the institution reached new heights in academic quality, fundraising success, program development, financial strength, and facilities construction. In 2017, the institution named him President Emeritus and awarded him an honorary doctorate. Prior to his presidency, he served as Vice President for Development and General Counsel at North Carolina Wesleyan College. He has also practiced law and has experience as a marketing executive and financial analyst in private industry.

Mr. Moore has served on the boards of The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, The Council of Independent Colleges, and The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. He also chaired the boards of The Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and Iowa Campus Compact. He was appointed by Iowa's governor to numerous commissions and task forces, including the Iowa College Student Aid Commission and the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service. He currently serves on the board of Pathward, a publicly traded financial services company, where he chairs the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee. He also serves on the CampusWorks' Executive Advisory Board.


  • B.A., M.B.A, and J.D, with honors, degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill