Moore to Lead Hope Haven as Executive Director

Staff Report

Friday, October 16th, 2020

The Board of Directors of Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia announces Amy Moore has been promoted from Associate Executive Director to Executive Director. Moore will replace former executive director Tarin Tripp.  Over the course of Moore’s twenty-one-year employment with Hope Haven, she has served in various roles including accounting, human resources, and marketing.  

“We are thrilled that Amy has accepted the position of Executive Director,” said Board President, Allison Chesnutt. “Her passion for the organization, employees, and individuals served is evident. With Amy’s experience and community connections, she will do great work to continue to advance the mission of Hope Haven.” 

An Oglethorpe County native, Moore received her Bachelor of Science in business with a concentration in Human Resources Management from the University of Phoenix.  During her time at Hope Haven, Moore worked closely with the two previous Executive Directors to develop her knowledge and determination for serving people with developmental disabilities in our community.  Moore is only the fourth director in Hope Haven’s sixty-two-year history.

“I am ecstatic about being chosen for the opportunity to lead such a great organization.  I have spent the better part of my career at Hope Haven and this organization has become a part of my family.  I hope to live up to the expectations of our board of directors, staff, families, and the individuals we support.  We have a long history in the Athens community, and I look forward to strengthening our connections both in Athens and the surrounding counties.”

Hope Haven’s mission is to prepare, empower and connect adults with developmental disabilities to strengthen our community.  Based in Athens and established in 1958, Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia is a private, nonprofit corporation.