National Advisory Board

James H. Moore, Jr., Ph.D. is Partner at KPMG. Prior to KPMG, he was a Senior Vice President at IMPAQ International, where he managed a multi-million-dollar portfolio, including projects with federal, state, and local agencies. He directed an interdisciplinary team of highly experienced researchers, economists, data scientists, and technologists who apply innovative methods to help agencies improve program performance and enforcement activities. Experts under his purview also specialize in an array of education topic areas and methodologies, applying their deep experience to inform policy decisions and program implementations.

Prior to joining IMPAQ, Dr. Moore served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy. Dr. Moore provided advice to the Secretary of Labor, Deputy Secretary, and departmental agencies on matters of policy development and supported the department’s economic policy, research, and analysis agenda. Dr. Moore previously served as the Deputy Director and Chief Economist for the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services. 

Dr. Moore has held a wide range of public service positions, including Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and Labor Economist for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Social Security Administration.

Dr. Moore is retired Lieutenant Colonel of the U.S. Army Reserves where he served for over 25 years, including in the Iraq War. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star.