About the Author
Tal Moore

For nearly 30 years, Tal Moore has served as an organizational development and human resources management leader, over 25 of those years focused in hospitality and healthcare across Indian Country. Mr. Moore is the Director of the National Native American Human Resource Association (NNAHRA) Foundation with focus on education, training and research in support of Indian Country HR. Tal served NNAHRA as its elected President for more than six years. Additionally, Tal serves the Kalispel Tribe of Indians as their Chief Organizational Development Officer. In this role, he supports a team of 2000 team members in government, healthcare, gaming, resort, food and beverage and many ancillary enterprises.

Tal earned a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Administration and Master of Arts in Organizational Development. He has served the academic world as an Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences and Director of the Hospitality Institute at the University of Central Missouri.

Tal and his husband, Darin, reside in Spokane, WA and Palm Springs, CA. They are proud of their son, Sean, a senior attending the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. Tal is a descendent of the Isleta Pueblo and active in Indian Country causes and initiatives.