Wes Moore

Official portrait, 2023 Westley Watende Omari Moore (born October 15, 1978) is an American politician, businessman, author, and veteran, serving as the 63rd governor of Maryland since 2023.

Moore was born in Maryland and raised primarily in New York. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received a master's degree from Wolfson College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. After several years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, he became an investment banker in New York. Between 2010 and 2015, Moore published five books, including a young-adult novel. He served as CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation from 2017 to 2021. Moore authored ''The Other Wes Moore'' and ''The Work.'' He also hosted ''Beyond Belief'' on the Oprah Winfrey Network, and was executive producer and a writer for ''Coming Back with Wes Moore'' on PBS.

Moore is a longtime member of the Democratic Party. He won the 2022 Maryland gubernatorial election against Republican nominee Dan Cox, to become Maryland's first African-American governor, the third African-American person elected as governor of any U.S. state, and as of , the only African-American incumbent governor of any U.S. state. Moore is the fifth African-American U.S. state governor overall following P. B. S. Pinchback of Louisiana, Douglas Wilder of Virginia, Deval Patrick of Massachusetts and David Paterson of New York. Provided by Wikipedia
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    The other Wes Moore : one name, two fates / by Moore, Wes, 1978-

    Published 2010
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    Five days : the fiery reckoning of an American city / by Moore, Wes, 1978-, Green, Erica L.

    Published 2020
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    Meet the press.

    Published 2010
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    Meet the press.

    Published 2010
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    Meet the press.

    Published 2013
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    Meet the press.

    Published 2012
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