Jamie Moon joined the Institute for Child Success (ICS) as President in 2012. He oversees the organization’s mission, operational and strategic direction focusing on early childhood education, and health and wellbeing. Originally from Upstate South Carolina, Jamie earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston and master’s degree in International Affairs from The American University in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining ICS, Jamie was the Executive Director of the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) from 2009-2012. Jamie also served as a Foreign Service Officer with the United States Department of State, working as a consul and vice consul at several posts in Latin America. Earlier in his career, Jamie led the client relations efforts of Blackbaud, a technology solutions firm supporting philanthropic organizations.
Jamie serves as Board Chair of Together SC’s Advocacy Allies and on the advisory board of the Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs). He also serves on the Community Advisory Council of Prisma Children’s Hospital. Jamie is a founding Board member of the Nicholtown Child and Family Collaborative and serves on the capacity building grants review committee of the Greenville Community Foundation. A former Chair of the Greenville Chamber’s Nonprofit Alliance and the Rotary Club of Greenville’s early literacy program, Jamie is a past recipient of the Rotary Club of Greenville’s Literacy Champion Award. In 2014, he was awarded the 2014 Child Advocacy Award by the S.C. Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A graduate of the Riley Institute at Furman University’s Diversity Leaders Initiative, Jamie is also an Advisory Board member for Clemson University’s Elementary and Early Childhood Education Programs and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Early Childhood Development program at Greenville Technical College. Jamie is former elder of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where he served as Chair of the finance and stewardship committees.