Paul Moore is the Program Officer for the Los Angeles-based David Bohnett Foundation, where he has worked for over a decade. Moore is additionally charged with handling select special assignments and initiatives related to Mr. Bohnett's private equity firm, Baroda Ventures.
Every aspect of the Foundation's grant-making process comes under Moore's purview, including monitoring grant requests and grantee reports, conducting site visits, and representing the David Bohnett Foundation at community and industry events. He thoroughly embraces the Foundation's philanthropic mission, and brings strong interpersonal skills and a keen intellect to his interactions with grantees, board members, and the public.
Among Moore’s chief responsibilities is supervising the Foundation’s entire David Bohnett CyberCenters program, which currently numbers over 60 centers nationwide. The CyberCenters offer free Internet access and technology support to the LGBT community, and provide educational and job-search resources for seniors and youth. His operational oversight of the popular program includes facilitating grant requests, directing logistics, organizing conference activities, maintaining grantee relationships, and fostering alliances with potential sites.
A native of Orange County, California, Paul Moore holds a B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from California State University, Northridge and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, where he was a Society and Business Fellow. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2001, he was a licensed property insurance agent in Boston, Massachusetts. He resides in Los Angeles and is married to Brett Simon. Paul serves as a board member of CenterLink, the national association of LGBT Community Centers.