Principals – PMR Communications
Robert H. Moore, Ph.D., is President & Chief Editor
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. As a U.S. Army Captain, he taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and was a tenured Associate Professor on the University of Maryland’s graduate faculty. He left university research and teaching to become a Congressional consultant to members of the House and Senate before launching a career in the private sector.
Robert became Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations, Alexander & Alexander Services Inc (A&A), a global risk management and financial services company. He had managerial responsibility for the company’s Communications Department in New York and was also Chairman & President of A&A Government and Industry Affairs Inc. in Washington, DC. Robert was elected by his industry peers to serve a one year term as President of the National Association of Insurance Brokers.
He has written extensively on corporate and public policy 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, a widely published author and has served on various non-profit boards. 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.
Patricia (Pat) M. Moore, M.S., is Managing Director
Pat was a consultant at Towers Perrin in Washington, D.C. where she conducted benefit surveys/benefit program reviews and advised clients on legislative/regulatory issues. She designed corporate pension/profit sharing plans. Her responsibilities included writing client proposals, manuals and employee communications. Pat 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., M.D. is a PMR 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 & 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. At PMR, Pierce has provided editorial support for a variety of projects and collaborated 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 was managing editor of the school newspaper. He entered Vanderbilt Medical School in 2013 and continued to work on special projects for the World Health Organization. He received his M.D. in 2017. Dr. Trumbo is scheduled to complete his internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt in June 2020.
Kimberley Bronkema is a PMR Editorial Assistant
Kimberley began in the hospitality industry before joining Atlantic Coast Airlines operating as United Express and Delta Connection based in Dulles, VA. She had various responsibilities including Flight Operations Administration Supervisor and Pilot Recruitment Manager. She has also been a Structured Settlement Administrator for Summit Settlement Services in Luray, VA.
Kimberley has worked for PMR Communications Group since 2012 providing administrative and editorial support. She has completed most of the coursework for a Business Administration degree and has been elected a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi.