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Arthur Moore

Arthur Moore

Chief Procurement Officer – Capital Development Board, State of Illinois

Art Moore started his government career with the Illinois Department of Transportation in 1996 testing various road materials and working with subcontractors seeking to bid on road construction projects. In 2011, he began working for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency where he developed a Job Order Contracting process for Environmental Remediation Projects and established a Qualifications Based Selection Process for the Agency’s Architectural and Engineering Contracts. In June 2017, Art was appointed the Chief Procurement Officer for the Capital Development Board. During his term, Art helped develop administrative rules that guided projects procured in accordance with Quincy Veterans' Home Rehabilitation and Rebuilding Act. Art has conducted multiple outreach and training events promoting strategic procurement practices including serving as the key-note speaker for a construction conference sponsored by the State of Hawaii. Art obtained his CPPB certification in 2011, CPPO certification in 2013, NIGP-CPP in 2020, and the NIGP accredited Graduate Certificate in Public Procurement from the University of Illinois Springfield. Art is heavily involved in various procurement organizations and serves as President for the Illinois Chapter of NIGP and is the past Chair of the NIGP Talent Council and is a current member the NIGP Governing Board. Art was recognized for his role in promoting diversity in contracting by being awarded NIGP’s 2023 Diversity and Inclusion award.