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4th District Commissioner | Cook County Board
On April 11, 2013, Stanley Moore was appointed as the Cook County Commissioner of the 4th District. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Moore developed a successful career as a public servant that includes invaluable experience in the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. His experience as a current business owner, and former executive with government and charitable organizations, makes him uniquely qualified as a community leader.
As current restaurant owner, Stanley Moore oversees all operational and management functions for his company. He takes pride in hiring residents from the local community and has been instrumental in utilizing his business as a catalyst for economic development. In partnering with both corporate and local partners, his restaurant business is strongly positioned to expand and will continue to make a positive impact in the community.
Prior to embarking on a career in the private sector, Stanley Moore developed vital experience as an executive in government that included the oversight of major construction, transportation, and urban planning initiatives. As a Project Director with the Cook County Office of Capital Planning and Policy, he managed several construction projects and led the planning and development process on initiatives that were vital to the success of the county’s Capital Improvement Program. Mr. Moore also served as Director with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and worked to ensure that diversity guidelines were implemented in all of IDOT’s projects, programs, and contractual services.
In addition to his work in the public sector, Stanley Moore has spent considerable time working for several community-based organizations. While serving as Assistant Area Development Director of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Inc., he was an integral part of organizing special events, fundraising, and expanding the alumni network of the organization. He also worked at the Henry Booth House as the Director of Development, where he was able to impact the community by ensuring the continuation of essential social services in targeted areas of Chicago. Prior to this, he served as the Division Director of the United Way of Chicago, where he managed more than $10 million dollars in charitable giving, established new funding initiatives for the organization, and developed educational workshops for corporate sponsors which became the “in-house” model for soliciting corporations throughout the city.
Stanley Moore began his career as the Legislative Budget Analyst for Illinois Senate President Emil Jones, Jr. While working for the Senate leader, his chief responsibility was researching and reviewing background data for the Senate Appropriations Committee. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Southern Illinois University and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Illinois Masonic Lodge, and a member of Third Baptist Church. A native Chicagoan, Stanley Moore currently resides in the Washington Heights community with his wife Lisa and daughters Alexis and Tyler.