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Darla Moore

Meet Darla Moore

A University of South Carolina graduate, Darla Moore is one of the most powerful women in business today.

Darla Moore
Darla Moore, Vice President of Rainwater, Inc., is founder and chair of the Palmetto Institute, a nonprofit think tank aimed at bolstering per capita income in South Carolina. She serves on the boards of the University of South Carolina and New York University Medical School and Hospital. The University of South Carolina's business school is named in her honor and she is the first woman profiled on the cover of Fortune magazine and named to the "List of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in American Business".

Darla Moore has served on numerous corporate boards, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She currently serves on the board of The South Financial Group, MPS Group and the National Advisory Board of JP Morgan and was formerly a managing director of the predecessor Chemical Bank. She received the "Business Person of the Year Award" from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and has been inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Moore holds an M.B.A. from George Washington University.