Robert H. Moore, Ph.D., is PMR Communications’ President
Robert served as Senior Vice President of Alexander & Alexander Services Inc. (A&A), a global risk management and financial services company. He had management responsibility for corporate relations and the company’s Communications Department in New York. He also served as Chairman and President of A&A Government and Industry Affairs Inc. in Washington, DC.
He has written extensively on corporate challenges. As The Conference Board’s Emerging Issues Coordinator, Robert conducted research to identify and respond to corporate public policy concerns. He was a frequent Conference Board speaker and widely published author. Robert has served on various non-profit boards and worked with members of the U.S. Congress. He is coauthor of School for Soldiers: West Point and the Profession of Arms, which was a New York Times “Noteworthy Book” and Spreading the Risks: Insuring the American Experience.
Robert holds a Bachelor’s degree from Davidson College, a Master’s from the University of North Carolina and a Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin. Commissioned as a US Army officer, he taught at the Military Academy at West Point and was an Associate Professor on the University of Maryland’s graduate faculty.
Patricia (Pat) M. Moore, M.S., is PMR Communications’ Managing Director
Pat was a consultant at Towers Perrin in Washington, DC where she conducted benefit surveys/benefit program reviews and advised clients on legislative/regulatory issues. She designed pension/profit sharing plans for corporations. Her responsibilities included writing client proposals, manuals and employee communications. She conducted training sessions and prepared communications on changing legislation/regulations.
She was the first Education & Communications Director of the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) in Washington. At EBRI, Pat researched, wrote and edited publications on health, welfare and retirement issues. She managed/trained staff writers, planned policy forums and developed educational workshops. Prior to this, she worked for William M. Mercer, Inc. as the assistant to Haeworth Roberson, former Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration.
Pat holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland; a Master’s in Regulatory Policy from George Washington University (GWU) and is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Employee Benefit Plan Administrator Program. She completed the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) program and taught CEBS classes at GWU. She coauthored Retirement Income Opportunities in an Aging America: Coverage and Benefit Entitlement.
Pierce Trumbo, B.A., is PMR Communications’ Associate Editor
Pierce served as Grants Management Coordinator for the World Health Organization’s Family Immunization Project, where he managed a $40 million biennial budget on behalf of 35 Latin American and Caribbean nations. His duties included editing and reviewing grant proposals and conducting research projects on adverse events and the link between vaccine legislation and the sustainable financing of national immunization programs. He has been certified as fluent in Spanish by the United Nations.
He has edited and translated into English numerous technical documents related to immunization and co-authored peer-reviewed articles in such publications as the Journal of Infectious Diseases. He has also authored social and political commentaries in regional newspapers such as the Orlando Sentinel, the Durham Herald-Sun, and the Raleigh Telegram. In four years at PMR, Pierce has provided editorial support for a variety of PMR projects and continues to collaborate with Dr. Moore on various writing assignments, including columns for the Beaufort Tribune and Raleigh Telegram.
Pierce graduated cum laude from Davidson College, where he served as managing editor of the school newspaper. He recently completed a premedical post-baccalaureate program in Atlanta, Georgia. He is now working as a technical writer for the WHO and hopes to begin medical school in 2013.