Fred Moore

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 recent search experience includes:

  • Seminole State College (FL) - President
  • Wake Technical Community College (NC) - President
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (FL) - President
  • Des Moines University (IA) - Provost
  • Columbus State Community College (OH) - Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Des Moines University (IA) - Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Radford University (VA) - Interim Dean of the Davis College of Business and Economics

During his tenure as President, BVU 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 service at BVU, Mr. Moore 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 chairs the board of Meta Financial Group, a publicly traded financial services company.

Mr. Moore holds a Juris Doctor with honors, an M.B.A., and a B.A. from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma and was a Dean’s Scholar at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business.