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Darla Moore joins GEE Group board

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Staff Writer | Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., USA | June 21, 2018
Darla MooreGEE Group, a multi-brand national staffing and recruiting firm, announced that Darla Moore will join the board of directors as an outside independent director.
Ms. Moore brings extensive public company corporate board experience, as well as specific expertise serving on the board of a publicly traded staffing company, having served on the MPS Group board for many years.

Ms. Moore is the first woman to be profiled on the cover of Fortune magazine and named to its list of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in American Business.

Ms. Moore has served on numerous corporate and philanthropic boards, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, The South Financial Group, MPS Group, the National Advisory Board of JP Morgan, the National Teach for America Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees of the New York University Medical School and Hospital and the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees.

Ms. Moore was formerly a managing director of the predecessor Chemical Bank (now a part of JP Morgan Chase) where she became one of the highest paid women in finance in the 1980s and 1990s.

She earned the title “Queen of DIP” (debtor-in-possession financing).

Ms. Moore also currently serves on the Culture Shed Board.

Until 2012, she was Vice President of Rainwater, Inc., a private investment company.

Ms. Moore is Founder and Chair of the Palmetto Institute, a nonprofit think-tank aimed at bolstering per capita income in South Carolina.

The University of South Carolina’s business school, “The Moore School of Business”, is named in her honor, the first business school in America named for a woman.

Ms. Moore received the Business Person of the Year Award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame.

She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and she holds an M.B.A. from George Washington University.