The President today announced his intention to nominate Preston Moore, of Texas, to be Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. This is a new position.
Since 1984 Mr. Moore has served as president of Wilson Industries, Inc., in Houston, TX. Prior to this, Mr. Moore served with Wilson Business Products, Systems Services, Inc., in Houston, TX, in several capacities: chairman and chief executive officer, 1983 - 1984; president and chief operating officer, 1976 - 1982; and vice president and director, 1961 - 1976. From 1975 to 1979, Mr. Moore served as president and chief executive officer of the Graham Realty Co., in Houston, TX.
Mr. Moore graduated from the University of Texas (B.A., 1954). He was born August 7, 1931, in Houston, TX. Mr. Moore served in the U.S. Air Force, 1954 - 1956. Mr. Moore is married, has two children, and resides in Houston, TX.