Michael Boulware Moore is a proud South Carolinian with a rich family history rooted in activism and public service. A descendant of Robert Smalls, a Civil War hero and Reconstruction Congressman, SC lawyer and legislator Samuel Jones Bampfield, and Judge Harold Boulware - who litigated the Briggs v. Elliott case and served on the legal team that won Brown v. Board of Education, Michael shares a commitment to contributing to his community, state, and country.
With a BA in Political Science from Syracuse University and an MBA from Duke University, Michael has a diverse background in business, having held leadership roles in Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial ventures, and non-profits. He has managed the largest brand in the world, raised a nine-figure sum for a corporate acquisition, headed a pioneering internet software company, and served as CEO of Glory Foods and the International African American Museum.
Recognized as one of Charleston Business Magazine's 50 Most Influential, Michael received an honorary Doctorate in Public History from Dickinson College,and was honored with "Michael Boulware Moore Day" by the City of Charleston. He currently chairs the Board of Trustees at St. Mark's School and has served on multiple nonprofit boards.
As a valued media contributor, Michael has appeared on numerous major news outlets, including CNN, NBC, ESPN, CBS, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. He is married and the father of four sons, and resides in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Join Michael in his journey to make a positive impact in South Carolina and beyond. Support his vision of progress, equality, and healing. Learn more about his campaign and get involved today!