Riley Moore is a West Virginia native, born in Morgantown. He began his career working as a welder in a rock quarry maintaining mining equipment alongside many others from the Eastern Panhandle. While welding, he put himself through school and received his undergraduate degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University in Virginia. He then went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.
For many years, Riley served as a national security advisor on the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill. During this time, he was appointed and served as secretary of the U.S. delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Riley has since joined the private sector and now works as director at a fortune 500 US manufacturer. Prior to the U.S. Congress, Riley worked as a contractor with the Department of Homeland Security.
Riley is a member of the Shepherdstown Rotary Club, Shepherdstown Community Club, the West Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, the West Virginia Farm Bureau, the Eastern Panhandle Business Association, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He resides in Harpers Ferry with his wife Mina and daughter Lena.