Full Name
John Moon Moon
Job Title
Executive Directror
Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County
Speaker Bio
John P. C. Moon
24 Bigleaf Lane, Bellingham WA 98229 360.316.6254 (M)
E-mail: nhoj.noom@comcast.net 360.656.6984 (H) ________________________________________

Summary A well seasoned executive with significant leadership experience directing operations, income development, marketing, financial reporting and educational programs for both profit and not-for-profit corporations.

Experience Habitat for Humanity
Whatcom County, WA & Hanover County, VA

March 2002 Executive Director
Present Reporting to a volunteer board of directors, directs the day-to-day activities of a Christian Housing Ministry, real estate developer, home builder, mortgage lender, social service provider and retail store.
Constructs financial plans and prepares monthly financial reports. Plans, leads and directs the work of 15 employees and 450 volunteers. Helps plan, then implements annual income goals, strategies and events. Administers operating policies and procedures. Speaks publicly to promote the purpose and goals of the organization.

Key Accomplishments

• Implemented Peachtree accounting and management software and Sage 50 donor development software to provide meaningful management reports. Instituted annual fund campaign and multi-year major gifts campaign resulting in a 230% increase in operating revenue.
• Developed and implemented business plan to open and operate a retail outlet selling gently used construction materials and home furnishings. Initiated aluminum recycling program to engage youth and raise construction funds.
• Developed operating procedures and internal controls to increase building capacity by 300%.
• Initiated strategic planning process to eliminate substandard housing in Hanover County.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Richmond, VA

September 1996 Executive Director
December 1999 Reporting to a volunteer board of trustees, administers national, regional, and local education, research, curatorial, publications, preservation, income development, marketing, and advertising programs for a literary themed historical museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of Edgar Allan Poe. Plans the work of 45 employees and volunteers.

Key Accomplishments

• Planned and implemented the museum’s first ever annual giving campaign netting a 28% increase in annual unrestricted operating revenue.
• Developed a marketing strategy that resulted in a 64% increase in visitation, a 33% increase in membership and a 31% increase in overall annual revenue.
• Successfully lobbied the Virginia Legislature for $30,000.00 in off year funding to support a special exhibit in honor of the museum’s 75th anniversary.
• Installed software and trained staff in the use of income development database software (Sage 50).
• Installed software and trained staff in the use of accounting software including Payroll, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
• Planned and implemented the highly successful International Poe Conference, attracting over 300 scholars from all continents, to honor Edgar Allan Poe on the 250th observance of his death.
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Oxbow Hospitality Enterprises, Ltd.
Keene, NH, Greenfield MA, Brattleboro & Windsor, VT

May 1987 President, Chief Executive Officer
September 1996 Plans the work of 120 professional and hourly employees. Constructs financial plans (income projections, expense budgets) and prepares monthly financial and management reports. Supervises the operation of three profit centers generating $2.1 million in annual sales. Monitors quality, service and cleanliness. Plans and directs marketing, advertising, and public relations programs. Develops business plans.

Key Accomplishments

• Developed a computerized Management Information System to analyze and control key operating costs. Computerized daily cash and inventory reconciliation. Controlled cash over/short to within .1% of sales. Reduced food cost by 2% of sales.
• Developed an internal control to identify vendor-pricing errors, which resulted in a cost savings of .5% of sales.
• Developed a marketing strategy to expand customer base while assisting non-profit organizations raise funds.

1999 – 2002 Peebles Golf Cart Sales, Operations Manager, for a state-wide Club Car golf cart distributor, service center.
1982 – 1987 Old Fort #4 Associates, Executive Director of a living history museum of the French and Indian War period.
1978 – 1982 HOPE Inc, Executive Director of a state-wide disability service delivery and advocacy organization.
1975 – 1978 The Cooper’s Trade, President of a small business providing training, consultation and historically accurate reproductions to museums throughout the United States and Canada.

Education Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
High School
Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH
Business Law, Management, and Accounting
Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA
School of Social Enterprise
Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management
Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
The Center on Philanthropy
` Principals and Techniques of Fundraising, Annual Fund, Major Gifts, Capital Campaign, Planned Giving

Community Rotarian
Bellingham. WA, Former member: Rotary Club of Richmond, VA. Charlestown, NH Rotary Club.
Historic Windsor, Inc.
Trustee, Director, Chairman of Endowment Fund Development Committee
River’s Reach Arts Association
Trustee, Founding Member, Chairman, Board of Directors
Youth Soccer Coach
Lakeside Soccer Club, Bellingham, Capitals Soccer Club, Williamsburg Recreational League, Chesterfield Youth Soccer, Newbury, VT, Youth Soccer. Commissioner: Central Vermont Soccer League.
Course Instructor
Community College of Vermont: History and Development of the Connecticut River Valley.

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