2013-2014 DG Luther Moore
Rotary Theme: Engage Rotary, Change Lives
Luther T. Moore has been an active Rotarian since 1998. He joined Rotary as a member of the Rotary Club of Charlotte, North Carolina where he is a past President (2006-07) and a former member of the Board of Directors. He served as an Assistant District Governor during 2009-11. He is a graduate of the Rotary Leadership Institute and is a member of the Paul Harris Society, a Major Donor and member of the Bequest Society. He and his wife have hosted a youth exchange student from Belgium and have also participated in a Rotary trip to Alto Cayma, Peru. Luther and Sandra have attended Rotary International Conventions in Coppehagen and Bangkok.
He has been employed by Belk Stores Services, Inc. since 1972 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary, and Assistant General Counsel. He is a graduate of Davidson College with an AB degree in Economics (1969), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree (1972) and the Executive Program of the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1986).
Luther is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, and the Association of Corporate Counsel. He serves as a member of the Finance and History Committees of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Charlotte, North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. He is also a member of the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission.
He is a member and past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association and is a member of the Board of Directors of the NC Merchants Political Action Committee, Inc. and is Chairman and Board Member of Mainstreet Merchants for a Better North Carolina, Inc. He also serves as Chairman of The Board of Advisors of the Charlotte Good Neighbor Fund and is Chairman of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Agenda Task Force.
He is in his seventh term as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wingate University and serves as Vice Chairman and as a member of the Academic Affairs Committee, the Executive Committee, the Executive Advisory Committee, and as Chairman of the Accreditation Committee. As Vice Chairman, Luther serves on the Board of Directors at the prestigous Jesse Helms Center.
Luther is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte Class I and is also a Fellow of the North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Mecklenburg Historical Association.
Luther is a former member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and is a past chairman of the Mecklenburg County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority.
He is a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and serves as general counsel.
He has served as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Hickory Grove Baptist Christian School and as church moderator.
Luther is married to Sandra Millikin Moore, and he is the father of three daughters: Ashley Smith, Elisabeth Uecker, and Anna Moore. He is stepfather to David Biggers and Mary McAuley. He is a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina and is a native of Harmony, North Carolina.