Terry L. Moore, BCP-E
ISM Consultant | Head of Finance, Operations, and Advancement at St. Mary's School
Terry shares his expertise with private-independent schools in strategic planning and strategic financial planning, strategic performance analysis, effective school operation, fundraising, faculty evaluation and compensation, and financial aid.
Terry joined the ISM Consulting team in 2002, and worked as a full-time Consultant until 2016. He currently consults part time while serving as Head of Finance, Operations and Advancement at St. Mary's School of Aliso Viejo, CA.
Terry has supported more than 200 schools on-site since 2002 through ISM, many multiple times. He also:
- Leads the annual ISM Business and Operations Academy, which he founded
- Writes for ISM’s publications, including Ideas & Perspectives
- Created the ISM FAST program (ISM’s cutting-edge financial aid tool)
- Speaks at various conferences including NBOA, NYSAIS, CAIS, FISBO, and AISNE
- Leads ISM workshops and webinars
Prior to joining ISM, Terry served as the Director of Administrative Services at Trinity Academy, Raleigh, NC. Terry brings 20 years of independent school Board and business operations experience to ISM. With professional expertise in budgeting, marketing, fundraising, and fiscal oversight, Terry’s business knowledge, independent school experience, and professional manner is well suited to the special niche that schools occupy.
He participated with the implementation of a start-up school, including serving as a Board member, Board officer, and supporter to those occupying both Board and administrative leadership roles.
Terry earned a BS degree from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, and has done graduate work at Regis University, Denver, CO.