Matt Moore is an award-winning political strategist who served as Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party from 2013-2017, the state party’s most successful four-year cycle in history in terms of election victories. In 2016, his name frequently appeared on the short list of candidates to lead the Republican National Committee.
Prior to twice being elected S.C. Republican Party Chairman, Moore served as State Director for U.S. Senator Tim Scott, Executive Director for the S.C. Republican Party, Executive Director for the S.C. Club for Growth, Outreach Director for Governor Mark Sanford, Deputy Political Director for the national Republican Governors Association, Deputy Field Director and Software Engineer for the Georgia Republican Party, and Policy Assistant for Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. He has guided hundreds of winning political and grassroots campaigns across the country, and was the general consultant on U.S. Congressman William Timmons’ winning 2018 campaign.
Most recently, Moore has helped clients solve complex challenges in Washington and states across the country. With over a decade of experience across all levels of government, he has a unique understanding of federal, state, and local issues. His relationships with staffers and elected officials are among the best in America. In 2019, he was named one of the “40 under 40” best campaign professionals in America by the AAPC.
Moore was raised in rural Tifton, Georgia where his first paying job was in a local computer repair shop. He attended public schools before earning the highest academic scholarship awarded by Georgia Tech, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering with honors and minored in law. Moore attended business school at the University of South Carolina, where in 2014 he earned a master’s degree in economics. His research thesis received state and national press coverage for its practical application of economic theory. He and his wife, Meg, reside in Lexington, South Carolina with their daughter.
Georgia Tech, BS, Industrial Engineering (2005); Minor, Law
University of South Carolina, MA, Economics (2014)
Liberty Fellowship (Class of 2018)
Aspen Global Leadership Network
Columbia-Midlands Georgia Tech Alumni Network (Past President)
Founding Chairman, South Carolina 1.27
Adjunct Professor, University of South Carolina
Advisory Board, River Bluff High School Law and Global Policy Development Center
Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church, Lexington, SC