Bruce T. Moore was appointed as Little Rock City Manager on December 17, 2002, after having served as Assistant City Manager since April 1999. Prior to that appointment, he served in a variety of capacities with the City of Little Rock including Assistant to the Mayor and Assistant to the City Manager.
As City Manager, Moore serves as the Chief Administrative Officer appointed by the Mayor and Board of Directors, and is the principal adviser to the governing body on all operational matters pertaining to the overall direction and administration of municipal government overseeing nearly 2,500 employees and a budget of $269.2 million. In addition, he served as the lead City Staff person for the development of William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Center and Park in downtown Little Rock. He was also instrumental in the planning of the 40th, 50th and 60th Anniversary commemorations of the integration of Little Rock Central High School.
Moore has a Master of Public Administration degree from Arkansas State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Henderson State University. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Arkansas City Manager’s Association (ACMA), Past President of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Board of Directors, Henderson State University Board of Trustees, Little Rock Regional Chamber Board of Directors, and Downtown Little Rock Partnership Executive Board. He has been the recipient of the Just Communities of Arkansas Humanitarian Award, one of Arkansas Business’ “40 Under 40” and the United States Army Commendation Medal/Operation Desert Storm.
Moore was selected by the United States/Japan Foundation as one of twenty Americans to participate in a two-year business and cultural exchange program with Japan. He has also completed the Senior Executive in State and Local Government Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also a graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock. Moore is Co-Chair of the Board of City Year Little Rock. He was recognized by City Year as the 2011 Red Jacket Ball honoree.
Moore is father to a son, Luke Thomas, who attends the Little Rock Public Schools.