Sandra Moore is the President of Urban Strategies, a non-profit organization that works in distressed communities across the country where mixed income housing has been completed or is developing. She is a national leader in housing and community development, active in helping several federally funded Choice Neighborhoods succeed. Prior to leading Urban Strategies, Ms. Moore served as director of the Missouri Department of Labor, where she served as a member of Governor Mel Carnahan’s cabinet. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Advantage Capital, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, Illinois Facilities Fund, Loop Trolley Company, McCormack Baron Salazar Urban Initiatives CDE Advisory Committee, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis Black Leadership Roundtable, Urban League of Metro St. Louis, Washington University National Law Council, National Blues Museum, and UMSL Chancellor’s Council. Ms. Moore holds both a B.A. in urban studies and a law degree from Washington University. She has received numerous awards, including the Washington University School of Law Distinguished Law Alumni Award and the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation Civic Leadership Award.