Accomplished former operators with multi-faceted skill sets
Martez R. Moore is the Chairman and CEO of Moore Frères & Company. He serves on numerous corporate boards, including holding the position of Executive Chairman of Opera TV. Previously, he worked at Viacom, Inc. as the Executive Vice President of Digital Media & Head of Business Strategy & Corporate Development for one of its divisions. In this position, he had P&L, business strategy, and M&A responsibilities, including investing $225M in capital that created $5.8B in Viacom shareholder value, a 26.7x return on invested capital during his nine-year tenure. Prior to Viacom, Mr. Moore was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company. He was a principal with TSG Capital Group, a private equity fund with nearly $1B AUM, and Indosuez Capital, a leading merchant bank.
Mr. Moore began his finance career with the Mergers, Acquisition and Restructuring department at Morgan Stanley & Company. He previously worked at The White House in the Political Affairs Office for Rahm Emanuel. He graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago and earned his J.D. from The University of Pennsylvania Law School as a Sweeney Scholar.
G. Thomas Reynolds is a Partner at Moore Frères & Company. Prior to joining the firm, he was founder and president of Entertainment Strategy Partners, LLC. (ESP), a consultancy that advises media and entertainment companies on strategy and operational matters. Prior to founding ESP, Mr. Reynolds led the strategy and business development functions for a division of Viacom, Inc. Among his many accomplishments at Viacom, he led the effort to develop and launch a new cable television network, launched numerous new business initiatives, and conceived, developed, and produced the inaugural BET Experience at L.A. Live. Mr. Reynolds was also the former Vice President and Chief of Staff for a division of Viacom, Inc., where he served as a key member of the executive team for the Chairman and CEO.
Prior to Viacom, Mr. Reynolds was a strategy consultant in the New York office of Booz Allen Hamilton, where he advised media and entertainment clients. Mr. Reynolds holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Terence G. Richards is a Partner at Moore Frères & Company. Mr. Richards has extensive experience in the TMT sector. He was a founding member of the management team at Quickplay Media, Inc., where he led global market and corporate development business functions for over ten years. Prior to that, Mr. Richards held similar roles at two Silicon Valley based software firms that were acquired by Microsoft and IBM. Mr. Richards began his career at Rogers Communications Inc., where he spent seven years in senior operations roles within the wireless and cable business divisions.
Throughout his career, he has transacted business in numerous countries on six continents in the wireless, telecommunications, cable, software, digital and media industries, leveraging his partnerships with a number of private equity, venture, sovereign wealth, family offices and pension funds. Mr. Richards holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Durham College.