EHA News Release
Rev. Charles Williams Award
CONTACT: Allison Gauer
Evansville Housing Authority
July 22, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rick Moore Receives Recognition for Lifetime of Service
Evansville, Indiana – During this year’s Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration,
Governor Eric Holcomb honored six African American community leaders selected for achievements in entrepreneurship, education, health and wellness, civil rights, and youth leadership. These awards recognized some of the state’s unsung heroes who have made significant contributions to increasing collaboration and understanding between all Hoosiers.
At the 2021 Governor’s Reception on July 12, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Rick Moore was presented with the Reverend Charles Williams Award for achievements that have stood the test of time and left a lasting legacy and positive impact on the community.
Moore has nearly 40 years of experience in housing authority management and currently serves as Executive Director of the Evansville Housing Authority and CEO of its non-profit development affiliate, Advantix Development Corporation. His initiatives, which have earned local, state, and national attention, include the creation of a Permanent Supportive Housing facility in Evansville and most recently, the opening of Evansville Townhomes, a newly constructed multi-family apartment building. Rick also has significant experience with neighborhood groups and civic associations and has been extensively involved with local, state, and federal agencies and their authorities.
As a childhood resident of public housing, Rick Moore brings a unique, insightful perspective to housing authority management and service to others. His professional and community affiliations include the following: National Association of Housing and Redevelopment (NAHRO) Board of Ethics and Credentialing Trustee; North Central Regional Council of NAHRO Board of Directors; Indiana Chapter of NAHRO Former President and Vice-President; Housing Authority Insurance Group Strategic Capital Solutions Board Committee
Member; Community One Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Evansville President, Commissioner of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Commission on Homelessness, YMCA Board of Directors, and Board Member for the Welborn Baptist Foundation.
And now — Rick can add Reverend Charles Williams Award Winner to his long list of accomplishments! The Governor’s Awards are sponsored by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Indiana Department of Administration, and the Indiana Black Expo.