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Director of WV Hive
Judy Moore has been the director of the West Virginia Hive Network since November 2017. As the Hive director, Judy focuses on establishing partnerships and alliances that provide increased access to resources for businesses and entrepreneurs. She works with her team of Business Advisors, support network, and funders to bring about more effective and efficient means through which regional entrepreneurs can operate successful establishments.
Prior to her present position, Judy served as a WV Hive business advisor, offering one-on-one advising to local start-ups, business owners, and future entrepreneurs to provide them a personal connection and guide to the business world. Before joining the WV Hive she was employed as an Assistant Director at West Virginia University’s National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium. There Judy’s main roles and responsibilities included providing leadership in areas of creative direction, media relations, and management of the communications, marketing, and education and outreach efforts of the organization. She served as the coordinator of one of the nation’s largest alternative fuel vehicle awareness events, National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey, where she was instrumental in growing the event to more than 100 events, nearly a quarter of a million attendees, and more than 200 million individuals reached through media and Internet. Judy also served as the Principal Investigator/Project Coordinator of numerous projects and grants and assisted in the development of numerous workshop materials, authored and co-authored many articles for industry newsletters and publications, and spoke at numerous conferences and workshops.
Judy has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from American Intercontinental University and a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from WVU.