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Defend the Hudson:
Ann Colley is the Director of Public Relations and Charitable Giving of Moore Capital Management, LP and is the Executive Director and Vice President of the Moore Charitable Foundation, where she works to advance the Foundation’s mission of land and water conservation.
She identifies partner organizations and presents proposals for review and approval to the Foundation’s Trustees. She is responsible for the oversight of grants to approximately 200 organizations per year. In this capacity, she represents the foundations in their interactions with, and outreach to, more than 90 conservation organizations. In addition, she is the lead adviser to the foundations’ principal, Louis Moore Bacon, in his conservation and community efforts.
Ms. Colley joined The Moore Charitable Foundation in 1994 shortly after Mr. Bacon founded the organization. Her previous experience was in the political sector where she worked on gubernatorial, congressional and presidential campaigns. She began her career in program design and fundraising for Communities in Schools in Charlotte, NC. Her position at The Moore Charitable Foundation matches her professional experience with her lifelong passion for conservation and environmental stewardship, instilled in her by her parents.
Ms. Colley first joined the Board of Directors in 1999. Since then, she has served on the Executive, Nominating, and Development committees. She is also notably a Trustee of the Waterkeeper Alliance, which The Moore Charitable Foundation was instrumental in founding and serves on the Board of Visitors of the UNC Institute for the Environment and the Board of Directors of the Rainforest Foundation US.
She is a member of The National Council of the Land Trust Alliance, Oceana’s Ocean Council and Conservation International’s Chairmen’s Council. Ms. Colley attended Hollins University, the Sorbonne and graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with honors and a B.A. in Political Science. She lives in New York City and has two sons.