Donald W. Moore

Since founding Decision Associates in 1984, Don Moore and his team have helped hundreds of businesses, nonprofits, school districts, government agencies and authorities develop strategies for growth and improvement. Don's career started in a management program  in sales followed by planning and materials management and finally on a team to move a local manufacturing company to Arizona/Mexico. He then returned to Erie to a company that was just launching, where he learned the fundamental elements of business in an integrated way. He built Decision Associates on the model that marketing, sales, planning, operations, material management, engineering and employee skills had to all click for the company to compete, and uses those principles when he works with his clients to move them through successive stages of growth. 

EXPERTISE

General manufacturing
Electronics
Food processing
Plastics, rubber
Construction
Tool & Die, machining
Chemicals, plating
Regional authorities, agencies and government
Nonprofits, foundations, chambers of commerce

EXPERIENCE

Mergers and Acquisitions
Strategic Planning
Organizational Engineering
Management Development
Author: Leadership and Management books
 

EDUCATION

BA, Economics and Accounting
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

MILITARY SERVICE

United States Navy, United States Navy Reserve

CURRENT AND PAST AFFILIATIONS

EmergyCare - board member
First Presbyterian Church of North East - elder
Boy Scouts of America – past merit badge counselor
Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership - past board member
North East Area Chamber of Commerce - past board member
Mercyhurst North East Dean’s Council - past board member

Donald W. Moore
Mobile: 814.881.6168

"In my Decision Associates Peer Group, I learned to truly 'think outside the box' and consider new avenues to grow my business. The experience was invaluable. while our group members came from different industries, we looked to each other for advice, encouragement and support to address the issues in our own companies. Decision Associates challenged us to address the issues that were tough but had the most impact on our business. I feel strongly enough about it that I have asked my boys to become part of this upcoming peer group; it will be one of the best things I can do for their growth."

~ Jim Willats, President
Machining Concepts

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